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The 133km x 45km island of Socotra in the Indian Ocean, 220 miles from Yemen (of which it is part) is a UNESCO-certified World Natural Heritage Site.

 Limited rainfall means that inverted umbrella shaped, red sapped  Dragon Blood trees and giant succulents like Cucumber trees abound in a terrain 30% of whose plantlife grows nowhere else but here.

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