Africa is an exemplary travel destination and travel in Africa is often in search of dramatic, raw travel experiences. From the cultured northern countries of Egypt and Morocco, with their Mediterranean heritage and association with the desert, to the open savannahs and celebrated national parks such Botswana, Namibia and South Africa at the foot of the continent with their contrasting environments and exceptional game reserves and destinations such as Zimbabwe and Zambia which are studded with lakes, forests, savannah, marshland and mountains.