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Discover the Beauty of Socotra Island. The islands are famed for their diversity of plant species.

Socotra kind of looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet. The UFO-like dragon's blood trees are the island's most notable feature.

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Socotra kind of looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet. The UFO-like dragon's blood trees are the island's most notable feature. Jade must seee Jade needs too seee It is preciouses to Jade

It looks like it could be on another planet, but Yemen's Socotra Island is an important reminder of the frailties of Earth's greatest treasures, and the unparalleled beauty of nature.

It looks like it could be on another planet, but Yemen's Socotra Island is an important reminder of the frailties of Earth's greatest treasures, and the unparalleled beauty of nature.

Socotran desert rose (Adenium Obesium sokotranum) above qalansiyah lagoon [Jean Robert]

Socotran desert rose (Adenium Obesium sokotranum) above qalansiyah lagoon [Jean Robert]

Conquering sand dunes for the first time ever- one of the many experiences I had while traveling Socotra Island in 2014.  Pictured: Arher Sand Dune, Socotra, Yemen

10 Days In The Most Alien looking Place on Earth: Travel to Socotra

Conquering sand dunes for the first time ever- one of the many experiences I had while traveling Socotra Island in Pictured: Arher Sand Dune, Socotra, Yemen

The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”. Might make an interesting anniversary jaunt... http://weddingmusicproject.bandcamp.com/album/wedding-processional-songs-for-brides-bridesmaids

Like a huge flower bouquet The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”.

Les dunes colorées du Parc national volcanique de Lassen, Etats-Unis

Lassen Volcanic National Park, USA , Colorful Dunes by Lou Lu

Dragon Blood Tree, Socotra, Yemen. Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce. (V)

Tree, Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce.

Socotra by Paolo Woods “Socotra is an Island in the Indian Ocean that is part of…

Socotra by Paolo Woods “Socotra is an Island in the Indian Ocean that is part of Yemen. It is one of the earth’s most isolated landforms. It has been inaccessible till recent to foreigners because it.

Socotra Island, Yemen

Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra Dragon Tree or Dragon Blood Tree, endemic on the island of Socotra, Yemen.

The island Socotra lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, belongs to Yemen, and could be one of the strangest places on the planet.  Isolated from the main continent for over 7 million years, its plants and animals have deviated on their own evolutionary path and have become unique unto themselves to the point that some describe it as an alien planet here on Earth

The island Socotra lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, belongs to Yemen, and could be one of the strangest places on the planet. Isolated from the main continent for over 7 million years, its plants and animals have deviated on their own evolutionary path and have become unique unto themselves to the point that some describe it as an alien planet here on Earth

Aomak Beach, Socotra Island, Yemen by National Geographic

Lonely camel on white sand desert Gloria"s comment: right time and place--love the scale, love the color, love the simplicity.

I want to go here just because it's the closest I'd ever get to being on an alien planet.

The mysterious island of Socotra…

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