The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)
With UFO-like dragon's blood trees as its most notable feature, the island of Socotra, in Yemen, looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet. Read more: The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World
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Socotra Island, Yemen. Socotra is a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean. The largest island, also called Socotra, is about 95% of the landmass of the archipelago. The island is very isolated and through the process of speciation, a third of its plant life is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as the most alien-looking place on Earth.