If Captain Jack Sparrow stumbled drunkenly upon Nouadhibou Bay instead of whipping out a camera as Jan Smith did, he would sit down and cry. Being a ship graveyard, it is a place of abandonment and decay.
Located in Mauritania, the army puts off Jan Smith's attempt to document this amazing site until he was able to convince them of his innocent intentions. Thankfully he succeed and his full photo essay resides in Good Magazine.
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