The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”. #Yemen
I want to go here just because it's the closest I'd ever get to being on an alien planet.
Socotra by Paolo Woods “Socotra is an Island in the Indian Ocean that is part of…
Hadibu, Socotra, Yemen …
Wadi Ayhft, Dixam Plateau, Socotra Island, Yemen ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: anthony pappone photographer, via Flickr
With UFO-like dragon's blood trees as its most notable feature, the island of Socotra looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet.
Socotra Island, Yemen
Socotra Island, Yemen, Indian Ocean. 82 mil in length, 30 miles in width, 1/3 of its plant life is found nowhere else on Earth.