Those few who have had a chance to see it are in awe of it. Socotra amazes with dragon-blooded trees, unique birds and views that are often unlike any other place on our globe.
Yemen’s Socotra lies east of Africa and south of Asia Minor, “guarding” the entrance to the Gulf of Aden
The tourist base is hardly developed yet
Tourism facilities are hardly developed yet
It is surprising because here you can find plants and animals that you will not see anywhere else in the world
30% of the island’s flora is completely unique, and the views are simply stunning
On Socotra you can admire, among others, dragon blood trees that produce red juice and resemble an umbrella opened wide in the wind
Giant succulents and so-called cucumber trees also grow here
More than 90% of reptiles, as well as many other animals that can be found in Socotra cannot be found anywhere else in the world
Many people enjoy admiring the ghost crabs and stingrays, known as Egyptian vultures
The island is a mixture of three lands: coastal beaches and green plains behind them, limestone plateaus with caves and mountains
The entire island has been designated a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Only 60,000 people live there, and the largest village has about 8500 people
Would you go to such a place on vacation?