Bucket List - Visit Socotra
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Socotra is a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean, near the Gulf of Aden.
Situated some 250 miles off the coast of Yemen, the largest member of the archipelago, also called Socotra, is home to some unusual looking plants that are found nowhere else on the planet.
Socotra has 825 rare species of plants. 90% of its reptile species and 95% of its land snail species do not occur anywhere else in the world.
The marine life of Socotra is also very diverse, with 253 species of reef-building corals, 730 species of coastal fish and 300 species of crab, and lobster and shrimp.