The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”. #Yemen

The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”. #Yemen

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

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

I want to go here just because it's the closest I'd ever get to being on an alien planet.

The mysterious island of Socotra…

I want to go here just because it's the closest I'd ever get to being on an alien planet.

With UFO-like dragon's blood trees as its most notable feature, the island of Socotra looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet.

20 Places That Look Like They're On Another Planet

With UFO-like dragon's blood trees as its most notable feature, the island of Socotra looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet.

Dragon Blood Tree, Socotra, Yemen. Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce.

Dragon Blood Tree, Socotra, Yemen. Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce.

Socotra by Paolo Woods “Socotra is an Island in the Indian Ocean that is part of…

Socotra by Paolo Woods “Socotra is an Island in the Indian Ocean that is part of…

isolee-depuis-des-millions-dannees-lile-de-socotra-abrite-les-paysages-les-plus-extraterrestres-de-la-terre11 Ile de Socotra

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

isolee-depuis-des-millions-dannees-lile-de-socotra-abrite-les-paysages-les-plus-extraterrestres-de-la-terre11 Ile de Socotra

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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