Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World - Chapter XXXVIL-XLI Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XXXVIL-XLI Summary and Analysis

Twain sails for Ceylon on the Oceana on December 23, 1895. They spend Christmas in Melbourne and New Year's Day in Adelaide. They arrive in Ceylon on January 13 and stay at the Hotel Bristol. Twain travel around the city of Columbo in a jinriksha. He describes Ceylon as being Oriental and tropical. Twain described the different in clothing and goes to the king's ball.

In Chapter XXXVIII, they sail on the Rosetta on January 14 and sail to Bombay where they arrive on January 20. Twain is impressed with the rich colors of the city. They drive through the wealthy part of the city. Twain describes the people walking around at Scandal Point and how the women wear so much jewelry. Twain is very impressed with India. The hotel is very noisy and Twain discusses various Indian customs.

In Chapter XXXIX, Twain discusses...

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