Windward Islands - The Pitons at Soufriere Saint Lucia

Windward Islands - The Pitons at Soufriere Saint Lucia

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Windward Islands

The Windward Islands represent the chain of islands in the southwest part of Caribbean. This part of the sea saw much trade and pirate activity during the Age of Sail, including skirmishes that involved some of the most prominent names in the pirate history.

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Text about geographic location and brief history off the West Indies..

Port Royal

Facts about Port Royal, famous buccaneers' hideout, that was once called "the richest and wickedest city in the world".

Tortuga

This little island and the small northwest part of Hispaniola was the strongest buccaneers' base for many years, and alongside Port Royal, the most important in Buccaneers' history.