Arrrgh, me mateys! Rum, sodomy, and the lash! Insert some other pirate cliche here (pieces of eight, keel-haul, MENDOOOOOOO-ZER!). This weekend marked the Northern California Pirate Festival
in Vallejo -- a fitting locale; the city has faced its share of economic privations.
As with any theme fest, you could sum it up as a celebration of inappropriate cleavage, faux drunkenness, terrible English accents, fried food on sticks, and generous usage of the term "huzzah!"
Needless to say, there were plenty of photogenic folks who were happy to let us take their portraits. Click here
for a full slideshow -- avast!