For those who haven’t seen or heard of Scotora, Journey to the Secret Kingdom host Richard Engel traveled there and “found miles of sun-drenched beaches and soaring canyons where the famed ‘Dragon’s Blood’ trees — the sap of which was once used by Cleopatra as a sort of primitive lipstick — still grow.” Video after the break.

Richard Engel discovers the Arabian island’s remote location has made it a capsule of antiquity with time-honored traditions not found elsewhere on the planet.

[via Huffingtonpost]