Dark Roasted Blend: The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth - The branches spread out into the sky and from below appear to hover over the landscape like so many flying saucers. and from above they have a distinct mushroom look
Young cucumber tree - Trekking in Homhil, I continue to find more succulent plants, like this young specimen of Dendrosicyos socotranus (cucumber tree) that seems to grow in a really difficult place, without any soil.
An Egyptian Vulture flies on Socotra Island, on March The population of the Egyptian Vultures is over in Socotra, making it the most concentrated population of the endangered bird in the world.
Unusual flora and fauna abound on the beautiful Socotra Island off the coast of main land Yemen, sometimes called the most alien place on earth. I captured this image of a dragon blood tree with my first DSLR while I was still trying to learn how to use it. I want to go back now that I am more experienced and try and improve on the shot but unfortunately travel is not safe at the moment.