Samha island

Surprisingly there are people living on Samha Island, the island has its own water supply that is only suffucient to provide the needs of the only one village of the island.

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The archipelago consists of the main island of Socotra and three smaller islands: Abd Al Kuri: 25x5 km, about 200 inhabitants, reachable in 10 hours by boat from Qalansia. Samha: 10x5 km, about 60 inhabitants, reachable in 4 hours by boat from Qalansia Darsa: not inhabited.

Samha island

Well planned and properly managed ecotourism has always been regarded rather as an opportunity supporting local livelihoods than a threat.

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