Yemen: Socotra Island


 

Socotra is an Yemen’s island. Socotra’s area is about 3579km2. The island take place far by 250km from the coast.
Beccause that, flora and fauna is growing far away from foreigner pertubation.
Mor than 30% of the plants they are groing in Socotra are endemics.
Dracaena Cinnabari, the Socotra DragonBlood Tree is surprising beccause of its branches.
Adenium Obesum Socotranum, a toxic plant, is not groing on the ground, but is hooking on rocks. Adenium is saving wate inside the trunk and is also called Bottle-Tree
Socotra is also offering a large panel of landscape. The north coast, beccause windy, is drawing big white sand dunes. The center of the island, is growing up to 1525 meters of altitude and looks like a very steep mountain.


 

Location of Socotra

 

Wreck along the Socotra’s north coast

 

North Coast

 

Wind is littering sand along the North Coast

 

Sand dune in the Northeast

 

Camel carriage

 

The heart of the islande

 

The middle mountains

 

Cliff

 

A bottle tree, also knowed as desert rose

 

Butterfly

 

Monocentropus balfouri, an endemic species of spider in Socotra Island

 

Lizard

 

Socotri

 

Hiker and dragon blood tree

 

Vegetation

 

Dragon blood trees forest

 

Dragon blood trees and sunset

 

Highland village

 

Walk

 

Amin the shepherd

 

Children

 

Young socotri

 

Girl

 

Encens tree

 

Natural well

 

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