Friday, 18 May 2012

Pirates of the Caribbean

It was from sailors and sailing ships that vitamin C was discovered and cured scurvy. Like sailors, pirates too live at sea. What medicines did the pirates have when at sea?

Have you ever met a pirate? I have!

This is an interesting website:

This is about the controversial Jack Sparrow who was a Christian convert to Islam by the name of Yusof Reis (this handsome man featured is Johnny Depp):
The account of what he amassed can be read online in some of the maritime museum records.

This gives a background to why and who were the Lanun or Ilanun people:
A movie was made for Singapore.

Images of Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirate book