Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World - Chapter LVI-LIX Summary & Analysis

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Chapter LVI-LIX Summary and Analysis

They spend two days traveling in the mountains. They view Gladstone Cliff and see many Thebetans. He also describes the train loop that they rode through. On the way down the mountain, they stop at the house of a Mr. Barnard. They have refreshments and view the scenery from the veranda. There are a variety of birds that Twain describes. They then returned to Calcutta.

In Chapter LVII, Twain calls India the most extraordinary country. There are many deaths from Bengal tiger attacks and the British government is trying to do something about the tigers and snakes.

In Chapter LVIII, Twain describes the Great Mutiny that took place in the East India Company in 1857. The Mutiny occurred at May 10, 1857. There was a long bloody battle led by Sir Colin Campbell. In Chapter LIX, Twain drives over the route taken...

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