Along The Coast of The Barbary Pirates

Tales from an itinerant writer #6

Author photo: Hercules, at the entrance to Ceuta Harbor

We’d left Lisbon and sailed straight to Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on the coast of Morocco, a trip involving 2 nights at sea, entering the Mediterranean through the Strait of Gibraltar. The Strait is guarded by the Pillars of Hercules — Jebel Musa in Morocco and the Rock of Gibraltar on the European side.



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James Marinero

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