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Socotra Island, Yemen جزيرة سوقطرة، اليمن www.magicalarabia.com

Socotra Island, Yemen جزيرة سوقطرة، اليمن www.magicalarabia.com

A woman walks in an alley in Marrakech.Morocco

Would like to go back to Morocco. A woman walks in an alley in Marrakech.

These Photos Will Change The Way You Look At Some Of The World's Most Dangerous Countries. This is what Yemen looks like!

These Photos Will Change The Way You Look At Some Of The World's Most Dangerous Countries

Yemen landscape, peninsula at Socotra Island (Getty)

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Rare Succulent Dorstenia gigas The Socotran by acorndesignsource

A stroll in Sana'a, Yemen.  The Hijab these women are wearing refer to any head, face or body covering worn by Muslim women that conforms to a certain standard of modesty. It not only refers to the physical body covering, but also embodies a metaphysical dimension, where al-hijab refers to 'the veil which separates man or the world from God'. (V)

A stroll in Sana'a, Yemen. The Hijab these women are wearing refer to any head, face or body covering worn by Muslim women that conforms to a certain standard of modesty. It not only refers to the physical body covering.

Socotra Island, Yemen جزيرة سوقطرة، اليمن www.batuta.com

Socotra Island, Yemen جزيرة سوقطرة، اليمن www.batuta.com

Sana'a, Yemen   by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr

Sana'a is the capital of Yemen and one of the most fascinating in the Arab world with its unique architecture, bustling souqs, friendly inhabitants and lack of tourists.

Marooned in the Indian Ocean, this isolated archipelago of four islands claims hundreds of unique species and is well known for its alien landscape. If you think the shape of this Dracaena cinnabari tree is weird, wait until you find out that its name translates to “dragon’s blood tree” thanks to its red sap, which is traditionally used as a dye. —Jonathan ShannonRead more: Weird Natural Wonders You Won’t Believe Are Real

The Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Socotra, Yemen Socotra kind of looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet. The UFO-like dragon's blood trees are the island's most notable feature.

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