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You can't get more off-the-beaten-path than Socotra!

The otherworldly beauty of Socotra Island

You can't get more off-the-beaten-path than Socotra!

SOCOTRA BUNTING Emberiza socotrana Globally threatened and the most difficult of the endemics to see. It is found in isolated spots in the highland areas especially on the slopes at Skand and the cliffs at Mahlih.

Ramalan Togel – Prediksi Jitu 2D 3D 4D Online

Sokotra – kde sídlí tajuplný život | National Geographic Česko

Isolée depuis des millions d’années, l’île de Socotra abrite les paysages les plus “extraterrestres” de la Terre

Isolée depuis des millions d’années, l’île de Socotra abrite les paysages les plus “extraterrestres” de la Terre

Il existe une mystérieuse île au large du Yémen isolée depuis des millions d'années et dont une grande partie de ses paysages est introuvable ailleurs sur

Hemerophis socotrae, Socotra island, endemic

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Fabio Pupin - naturalist and photographer

Socotra An Alien Landscape On Earth Lazer Horse

Socotra: An Alien Landscape On Earth • Lazer Horse

Socotra is about as alien a landscape as earth can provide. It's the Galapagos of the Middle East...

Chamaeleo monachus, Socotra island, endemic

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Fabio Pupin - naturalist and photographer

socotra island, yemen photo

Socotra Island Animals | Post details: Hawar - a visit to the Socotra Cormorant colony

Birds of Bahrain - Post details: Hawar - a visit to the Socotra Cormorant colony

Latest birding observations from around Bahrain

Pediocactus peeblesianus

Pediocactus peeblesianus

socotra | SOCOTRA, ISLA MÁGICA.

SOCOTRA, ISLA MÁGICA.

UNA ISLA CON ESPECIES ÚNICAS, EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCIÓN POR EL CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO. Son cuatro islas que viven en el pasado, Iin electricidad ni agua corriente, la mayoría de sus habitantes crían ganado…

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Uma das plantas da ilha de Socotra é a árvore gigante suculenta Dorstenia gigas, espécie botânica pertencente à família Moraceae. Enquanto as árvores podem parecer estranhas, muitas são delicadas e estão em perigo de desaparecer para sempre, pois o meio ambiente da ilha está lenta mas seguramente mudando. Fotografia: Reddit user Geeky.

So There’s An Island You’ve Probably Never Heard Of… And It Looks Like Aliens Should Live There.

If you’ve grown bored of the typical white-sand beach resort island getaway, than you should take a look at this bizarre spot. Out of all the weird places in the world, this island, described as “the most alien-looking place on earth”, just might be the strangest. The island is called Socotra and is part of […]

Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum.

Professional photo: Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum 2010

Professional photo: Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum 2010

Pulau Socotra, Yaman

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The desert rose can grow to nearly 10 feet, adding to Socotra’s bizarre landscape.

Socotra Island's beautiful and bizarre landscape

Flora on Socotra

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Dendrosicyos socotranus or the cucumber tree above - is endemic to the Island of suqutra and is the only species in the Cucurbitaceae family to grow in a tree form.

Socotra's Amazing Trees

Soqotra is an island of some of the strangest, most weird and most unique looking trees. From the coastline up in to the mountains and deep in to the…

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”. #Yemen

M M Shakir Salaat e Taraawih part 22 @ Makki Jamia Masjid Sheffield 2013

Salaat e Taraawih part 22 @ Makki Jamia Masjid Sheffield 2013

Socotra Island - The desert rose Adenium obesum subsp. sokotranum (Apocynaceae)is one of the most famous of the Socotran bottle-trees

Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean - Very unusual

Socotra Island, Yemen

14 Strange Places On Earth That Appear To Come From An Alien Planets

But it also full of strange and wonderful places that seem to come from another alien world. We let you discover 14 places totally out of this world.

endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family  Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE     Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine

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Botanical tour operator in Madagascar : Pachypodiums

Tour opérateur à Madagascar spécialisé dans les plantes, la flore unique au monde de la Grande Île.

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Dragon's Blood tree

"Dracaena cinnabari" The crown of the tree sees multiple branches parting, but after that each branch divides along binary lines, though the frequency of this division is governed by some rule that ensures there is enough surface area for all branches to get sunlight.

Le dragonnier de Socotra : un arbre extraordinaire – Regard sur le Monde

Le dragonnier de Socotra : un arbre extraordinaire – Regard sur le Monde

Le Dragonnier de Socotra est l'un des arbres les plus étonnants de la planète. C'est l'arbre emblématique de l'île de Socotra au large du Yémen.

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"Dracaena cinnabari" The crown of the tree sees multiple branches parting, but after that each branch divides along binary lines, though the frequency of this division is governed by some rule that ensures there is enough surface area for all branches to get sunlight.

Socotra Island Desert Rose | Socotran desert rose (Adenium Obesium sokotranum) above qalansiyah ...

Socotra | Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography

Socotra Island Desert Rose | Socotran desert rose (Adenium Obesium sokotranum) above qalansiyah ...

You can't get more off-the-beaten-path than Socotra!

The otherworldly beauty of Socotra Island

You can't get more off-the-beaten-path than Socotra!

Le dragonnier de Socotra : un arbre extraordinaire – Regard sur le Monde

Le dragonnier de Socotra : un arbre extraordinaire – Regard sur le Monde

Le Dragonnier de Socotra est l'un des arbres les plus étonnants de la planète. C'est l'arbre emblématique de l'île de Socotra au large du Yémen.

SOCOTRA BUNTING Emberiza socotrana Globally threatened and the most difficult of the endemics to see. It is found in isolated spots in the highland areas especially on the slopes at Skand and the cliffs at Mahlih.

Ramalan Togel – Prediksi Jitu 2D 3D 4D Online

Sokotra – kde sídlí tajuplný život | National Geographic Česko

Isolée depuis des millions d’années, l’île de Socotra abrite les paysages les plus “extraterrestres” de la Terre

Isolée depuis des millions d’années, l’île de Socotra abrite les paysages les plus “extraterrestres” de la Terre

Il existe une mystérieuse île au large du Yémen isolée depuis des millions d'années et dont une grande partie de ses paysages est introuvable ailleurs sur

Hemerophis socotrae, Socotra island, endemic

Herpfolio

Fabio Pupin - naturalist and photographer

Socotra An Alien Landscape On Earth Lazer Horse

Socotra: An Alien Landscape On Earth • Lazer Horse

Socotra is about as alien a landscape as earth can provide. It's the Galapagos of the Middle East...

Chamaeleo monachus, Socotra island, endemic

Herpfolio

Fabio Pupin - naturalist and photographer

socotra island, yemen photo

Socotra Island Animals | Post details: Hawar - a visit to the Socotra Cormorant colony

Birds of Bahrain - Post details: Hawar - a visit to the Socotra Cormorant colony

Latest birding observations from around Bahrain

Pediocactus peeblesianus

Pediocactus peeblesianus

socotra | SOCOTRA, ISLA MÁGICA.

SOCOTRA, ISLA MÁGICA.

UNA ISLA CON ESPECIES ÚNICAS, EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCIÓN POR EL CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO. Son cuatro islas que viven en el pasado, Iin electricidad ni agua corriente, la mayoría de sus habitantes crían ganado…

Uma das plantas da ilha de Socotra é a árvore gigante suculenta Dorstenia gigas, espécie botânica pertencente à família Moraceae. Enquanto as árvores podem parecer estranhas, muitas são delicadas e estão em perigo de desaparecer para sempre, pois o meio ambiente da ilha está lenta mas seguramente mudando. Fotografia: Reddit user Geeky.

So There’s An Island You’ve Probably Never Heard Of… And It Looks Like Aliens Should Live There.

If you’ve grown bored of the typical white-sand beach resort island getaway, than you should take a look at this bizarre spot. Out of all the weird places in the world, this island, described as “the most alien-looking place on earth”, just might be the strangest. The island is called Socotra and is part of […]

Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum.

Professional photo: Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum 2010

Professional photo: Yemen, Socotra islands. Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Trees, adenium obesum sokotranum 2010