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How To Get To Somalia Without Getting Killed By Pirates (VIDEO)

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The Gulf of Aden is nicknamed "Pirate Alley" for the unfortunate amount of piracy in the area. Attacks are unlikely on Somali ships, and for a fee (and with a little luck), tourists can hitch a ride from Yemen with some cargo. In my case, there were a lot of cookies involved.

Here's how I did it.

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