The island of Socotra (Socotra)

The name "Socotra" comes from the Sanskrit name meaning "island of bliss" This is one of the strangest places on earth. The island is not like anything else and it seems that you were somewhere on another planet. It is believed that the archipelago has been isolated from mainland Africa 6 - 7 million years, which affected its flora and fauna.

Wood Dragon's Blood Tree (dracena cinnibaris) - was the ancient source of valuable resin for paints and varnishes, and deemed capable to cure all diseases in medieval medicine.


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