World's Most Pirated Waters

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Tanzania Coast

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The
Mafia Island archipelago off the coast of Tanzania offers terrific snorkeling. And
with tourist hot spots like Zanzibar and the Comoros Islands, the coastline has
long been a favorite of intrepid sailors and cruise ships alike. In January
2011, pirates chased the Zanzibar-bound Spirit of Adventure during a
black-tie dinner, and all 348 passengers sought safety below deck. Fortunately,
the boat outran the pirates and the passengers returned home safely.

World's Most Pirated Waters

Tanzania Coast

The
Mafia Island archipelago off the coast of Tanzania offers terrific snorkeling. And
with tourist hot spots like Zanzibar and the Comoros Islands, the coastline has
long been a favorite of intrepid sailors and cruise ships alike. In January
2011, pirates chased the Zanzibar-bound Spirit of Adventure during a
black-tie dinner, and all 348 passengers sought safety below deck. Fortunately,
the boat outran the pirates and the passengers returned home safely.

AfricaSnapshots / Amyn Nasser / Alamy
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