The island of Socotra has been described as "the most alien-looking place on Earth". The island includes dragon blood trees, a tree that produces red sap. The trees are harvested for many uses. From their crimson red resin, which is highly prized to medicinal and dye use!
The dragons blood trees which are located on the island of Socotra. This island is about 240 kilometres east of the Horn of Africa and 380 kilometres south of the Arabian Peninsula. You can access the island by boat. Ships regularly port with the coastal city of Al Mukalla. The journey to the island akes 2-3 days.