Between the Atlas Mountains and the dunes of the Sahara lies one of Morocco’s most splendid and rewarding landscapes: the Draa, a mass of date plantations punctuated by kasbahs made of rammed red earth rising against the sky.
Zagora, at the southern end, makes a good base with decent hotels and restaurants. Allow five hours to reach the Draa from Marrakech via a spectacular route across the Atlas mountains — it’s best not to self-drive.
Nyika Plateau National Park, Malawi is one of the most unusual place in Africa. Its the nation largest park with plateau and rivers cut across. The eastern border of the plateau forms the wall of the Great Rift Valley.