|A goat grazing on the cliffs in front of a beautiful sea.|
|The south coast of Socotra, which overlooks the Indian Ocean, is full of wide sandy beaches that are completely deserted and very picturesque.|
|The large beach of Mateef in Socotra along the southern coast of the island.|
|A walk in Mateef reveals a very wide beach and fine sand, where I have not encountered any other tourist.|
|The terminal part of the beach has a series of low dunes created by wind.|
|With a sun approaching the sunset and thenks to the cooler temperatures of late afternoon, I decide to climb a beautiful sand dune.
|The sand is very fine and you can climb the dune completely barefoot, starting from the beach.|
|The long shadows of the evening brings out the shapes on the sand.
|Other small beaches in front of steep cliffs, shaped by wind and water.|
|The tour along the beaches of the south coast of Socotra continues with a short hike along Hayf sand dunes.|
|Pictures of sand dunes near Hayf village in Socotra.|
|The Socotra Sparrow, a very common bird found anywhere on the island.|
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