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Celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day with a look at some of the old stomping grounds.

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Hal Amen

Hal Amen is a managing editor at Matador. His personal travel blog is WayWorded.

  • Abhi

    Interesting! I never knew there were pirates based out of India!!

  • Christine B.Osborne

    I am astonished the writer has omitted the Seychelles where some scholars believe the `Fiery Cross of Goa` and other treasures, were hidden by the notorious French pirate, Olivier le Vasseur, known as The Buzzard. I further believe the most active Corsairs were the ‘Sallee Rovers’ who operated out of the ‘Pirate Republic’ of Bou Regreg on the Atlantic Coast of Morocco. The blog read like trying to match text with available photos.

  • EvaSandoval

    This was terrific! A great supplement to Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arrrrr…..

  • Sophie

    Cool idea for a photo essay, Hal!

    i’ve always been strangely drawn to Port Royal of a few centuries ago; probably a filthy, dark and scary place. And yet…

  • Marilyn Terrell
  • Ian MacKenzie

    Thats it… Im coming to Nelson ;-)

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