Socotra is a set of 4 islands, the largest and main in those four islands is called Socotra as well. It is part of Yemen and is famous for the most amazing looking plants and animals which can’t be found anywhere else in the world hence making it a tourist attraction that you would love to visit. The island is very isolated and through the process of speciation, a third of its plant life is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as the most alien-looking place on Earth. The island measures 132 kilometres (82 mi) in length and 49.7 kilometres (30.9 mi) in width.
The main island has three geographical terrains: the narrow coastal plains, a limestone plateau permeated with karstic caves, and the Haghier Mountains. The mountains rise to 1,503 metres (4,931 ft). The island is about 125 kilometres (78 mi) long and 45 kilometres (28 mi) north to south.
The following set of pictures are by professional photographer Michail Vorobyev.
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