Adenium obesum, Socotra shoreline.

Around 700 species) is endemic to Socotra Island. Therefore, Socotra Island is considered to be the most alien place on Earth.

Lake Hillier, Middle Island, Western Australia. The only naturally pink lake in the world.

Unusual Pink Colored Lake Hillier in Australia

The naturally pink Lake Hillier, Middle Island, Western Australia. Lake Hillier is pink, too but it's not pictured here. These are a few pink lakes around the world.

Victoria Mather on Luxury Travel: Visiting the Spanish Island of Minorca, Ibiza’s Breezy Alter Ego

Victoria Mather on Luxury Travel: Visiting the Spanish Island of Minorca, Ibiza’s Breezy Alter Ego

Baobab Alley, Morondava, Madagascar..

was in madagascar but never made it here.Baobab Alley, Morondava, Madagascar is on the list. It's a beautiful country

Lake Retba In Senegal Looks Like A Giant Strawberry Milkshake. That's because the blood red colour is caused by high levels of salt - with some areas containing up to 40 per cent of it.

Lake Retba In Senegal Looks Like A Giant Strawberry Milkshake. That's because the blood red colour is caused by high levels of algae due to high salt content - with some areas containing up to 40 per cent of it.

Street of the main city Hadibo, Socotra island. - My Scholarship ...

Street of the main city Hadibo, Socotra island. - My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited - Yemen

Spanish moss trees

Spanish Moss hanging from tree branches with Maple Leaves.I Love Spanish Moss.

The House in the Sea, Newquay in Cornwall, England, 10 unusual places to stay in the UK. Would love to stay in this house!.:

Top 10 unusual places to stay in Britain

The House in the Sea, Newquay in Cornwall, England, 10 unusual places to stay in the UK. Would love to stay in this house!, especially as we used to live a couple of roads away.

Socotra (Yemen) Euphorbia Cactus Spiral

We traveled to Yemen and then from there flew out to the Island of Socotra which lies some 500 miles south in the Red sea and is a territory of Yemen.

Socotra Island, which has been described as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean as well as 'the most alien place on earth', has around 40,000 inhabitants  but is home to some of the world's rarest plants. The Socotra desert rose or bottle tree comes in many bizarre shapes and sizes

The bizarre plants of Socotra Island

Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Tree, adenium obesum sokotranum, Socotra island

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