Pirates, fact and fiction

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th.

I wrote a post about real pirates a few years ago after sailing through the Gulf of Aden, famous for the Somali pirates who frequent those waters.

But most people are familiar with pirates through children’s books or movies, so here a few pretty images from my daughter’s book of Pirates:

and from some very familiar films:


Perhaps you have some other thoughts or emotions stirred up by this ridiculous but unique day in the calendar, based upon pirates, fact and fiction.



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