Category Archives: tourism

Swimming near dolphins (Socotra part II)

Waking up after a wind-battered night in our eco-camp, we drank some mate (courtesy of Marcella) and hopped in the jeep, heading North to the beach at Qalansiyya. Dar dropped us off on a rocky hill overlooking the lagoon, pointed … Continue reading

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A trip of goats (Socotra part I)

The first striking thing about Socotra is the goats. What, you say? Goats? On the ‘galapagos of the Indian Ocean,’ the magical dragon-blood-tree island paradise? Yep. Goats. When we pulled into Hadibo, the island’s uninspiring capital, the first thing I … Continue reading

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