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.

FIBONACCI -- Fractal Pattern found in nature -- Socotra Archipelago, Yemen

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FIBONACCI -- Fractal Pattern found in nature -- Socotra Archipelago, Yemen

Impressive, even though there are three pictures of the same tree. Not helping sell that diversity guys.

The mysterious island of Socotra…

Impressive, even though there are three pictures of the same tree. Not helping sell that diversity guys.

Socotra Island, Yeme nature love - waterfallslove

Socotra Island, Yeme nature love - waterfallslove

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

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

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 2014. Pictured: Arher Sand Dune, Socotra, Yemen

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.

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