There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Visit Site

Related Pins

Socotra Island, which is part of a group of 4 islands, has been geographically isolated from mainland Africa for the last 6 or 7 million years. Like the Galapagos Islands, this island is teeming with 700 extremely rare species of flora and fauna, a full 1/3 of which are endemic, i.e. found nowhere else on Earth.

Socotra Island tree

Socotra - The Mysterious Island of Yemen...

Socotra Island

The Socorta Desert Rose or Bottle Tree, Socotra, Yemen

the Desert Rose (adenium obesium) which looks like nothing so much as a blooming elephant leg