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Maggie Effler  January 24, 2011

Socotra Island seems to me to be one of the most interesting and fascinating places on Earth, and I am dying to see all of its unique flora and fauna in person.

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Fredrik Rosado  September 4, 2012

Socotras Island, between Somalia and Yemen, has one of the most alien landscapes on earth. "The island 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 faun...

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cait19  January 12, 2011

off the coast of Yemen, which is an international biosphere reserve, and has been called the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. Home to dragon blood, frankincense and myrrh, and both Thomas the Apostle and Sinbad the Sailor are said to have visited.

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CanyonWild  May 3, 2012

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Tracy Srail  November 8, 2011

"You'd be inclined to think you were transported to another planet - or traveled to another era of Earth's history. The second would be closer to the truth for this island, which is part of a group of 4 islands, has been geographically isolated from mainland Africa for the last 6 or 7 millio...

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