"Suqutra" Socotra by DanielF
Socotra Travel Guide: 68 reviews and 273 photos
240 km off Cape Guardafui, the Easternmost point of the African continent. Largest island in Yemen and in the same-named archipelago, which also includes the smaller islands of Abd al Kuri and the Brothers. A population estimated at 40.000 inhabitants, although nobody knows the eact figure. The first airport was built in 1999. Strong monsoon winds make the arrival of ships impossible for a considerable part of the year.
Unique flora, unique fauna, unique landscapes and unique language. Socotora.
Qalansiya is the main settlement in the Western part of the island. It is a fishermen community with a difficult access... more travel advice
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