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L'Ile de la Tortue - Tortuga Island in Haiti

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L'Ile de la Tortue - Tortuga Island in Haiti

Given the stories that have survived through time about the infamous Tortuga pirates, it is little wonder the site is still stereotypically known for that period. In the early period, before piracy and Tortuga became almost one in the same, a French governor brought over 1600 prostitutes to the island in a bid to bring more harmony to the rowdy band of pirates.

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