Socotra Island, off the coast of Yemen. It’s been called the most Alien-looking place on Earth. Socotra is one of the most isolated land-masses on Earth that was once part of a continent. (In other words, it wasn’t formed by a volcano.) It has been disconnected from the main land for 6 million years, which has given evolution plenty of time to chart its own course without any influence from most common species found on continental land masses.

Socotra Island, off the coast of Yemen. It’s been called the most Alien-looking place on Earth. Socotra is one of the most isolated land-masses on Earth that was once part of a continent. (In other words, it wasn’t formed by a volcano.) It has been disconnected from the main land for 6 million years, which has given evolution plenty of time to chart its own course without any influence from most common species found on continental land masses.

The owner planted six trees in a circle and trained them together in this pattern.

15 Strangely Shaped Trees

The owner planted six trees in a circle and trained them together in this pattern.

There are some very mysterious, and strangely shaped trees around. Beautifully bent and twisted by the elements. Just as we humans may get bent and twisted by hard living..

There are some very mysterious, and strangely shaped trees around. Beautifully bent and twisted by the elements. Just as we humans may get bent and twisted by hard living..

True Beauty

True Beauty

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