pirates of the caribbean ...
Dominicans romanticize him as an immortal magician who could make his ship disappear when surrounded and could invoke supernatural powers to survive lethal wounds like a blade to the heart. They claim he rose from the dead each time he was killed. Blimey!
And now it seems … as is wont to happen with ghosts … he's back. Or is he?
While we find that amusing and pretty ironic, we would argue it’s the other way around! Still, in the spirit of legend, as an independent tour operator in this region for the past 20 years (and the first licensed adventure tour operator on the island), we embrace this "Pirate" designation bestowed upon us by the new Columbus of the north and consider it a treasure worth fighting for!
The truth is, we couldn’t be more flattered! So, as we bow from the waist, tip our corsair hats, wink an eye, heave-ho several bottles of well earned rum and revel that we’re still climbing Jacob’s ladder we give them a hearty "Ay Matey" and a "Yo Ho Ho"!
As far as we’re concerned, the booty behind that iron gate may belong to them but the bounty outside of it belongs to us all.
In the name of free will, free enterprise, freedom of choice and freedom in general, we vow to be galley slaves for no Captain Bligh and to keep our Independent flag hoisted high!