28 April, 2008

Socotra: may get UNESCO's recognition

Yemen's Wonder land, the remote island of Socotra, may gain UNESCO's recognition in July - as a world natural heritage site. I very much hope that UNESCO decides favorably for Socotra. Socotra, the unique, magical Island which is about 200 kms. south of Al Mukalla, in the Arabian sea, needs UNESCO's shield. Watch this video from YouTube and feast on a few of the rare wonders on The Island:

For more facts and travel information about Socotra, read here; and for even more by Alistair Lyon on the Wonder island, read here.