In a country which is already fitness conscious (Virgin Active began in South Africa), Durban stands out with its special blend of sports and wildlife.
Philae Temple, accessible by boat only, was the last temple on my Nile journey and perhaps the most modernised for tourists.
Commissioned by Queen Hatshepsut, the Unfinished Obelisk would have been the biggest obelisk in the world – if it had been completed.
At Kom Ombo, situated impressively near the river, is the Ptolemic Temple of Kom Ombo and the Crocodile Museum.
What makes Egypt the trip of a lifetime, is the stories of history and culture you will gain of a nation that’s almost inconceivably old.