SOCOTRA ISLAND: INDIAN OCEAN'S GALAPAGOS PART II


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Middle East » Yemen » Socotra
November 26th 2009
Published: December 11th 2009EDIT THIS ENTRY

NATURE OF SOCOTRA: While the people help make Socotra a haven in a hostile world, the island is also a natural wonderland. From the aqua lagoon at Qalansiya to the snow-white dunes at Ras Momi, from the alpine meadows of the Haggier Mountains to the desolation of Nowgad, Socotra is a land of surprising contrasts. Rising to over 1700 meters, the Haggier Mountains loom over Hadibo, Socotra's a... Read Full Entry



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twisted bottle trees
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frankincense grove
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Ras Momi

turtle shaped rocks
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Ras Momi

limestones(?), atop a mountain range
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cucumber tree



12th December 2009

Very nice
Loved the blog post and the pictures... They are beautiful.... http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel/ia084

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