The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel, a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan.
The view looking east along Great Western Road, early one morning in 1955. In the distance are the spires of Lansdowne Parish Church and (behind it) of St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral. The distinctive clock tower of Cooper & Co's grocery store and offices on the corner of Bank Street is on the right. The roadway is formed of granite setts. - TheGlasgowStory
Easily recognisable from its starring role in the BBC drama, "Monarch of the Glen", visitors can experience the delights of the stunning landscape with lochs, woods and mountains, by booking a holiday in one of the six self-catering holiday houses on the estate.
https://flic.kr/p/dm35FQ | Abu Simbel, Great Temple of Ramses II, detail | The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Arabic) in Nubia, southern Egypt. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory…
A couple walking in Bank Street in Hillhead, 1955. A group of ladies have stopped for a gossip further along the street, outside a tobacconist's shop. The distinctive tower of Cooper & Co's grocery store and offices is in the distance at the corner of Great Western Road. - TheGlasgowStory