The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 11 and 12, pp. 124-145 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 and 12, pp. 124-145 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 11- The author goes sightseeing in the princely city of Jaipur. Foolishly, he does not take his guidebook and gets little information from his tour guide. A temple has graffiti by a black pool of water with instructions on things not to do. The author gives a lecture in Jaipur and visits a museum, including an old astronomical observatory. The author arranges to get a ticket to Delhi. He can board a sleeper car that after midnight is hitched to the train going there. The author discusses his experiences in Jaipur with an Indian professor, who is not surprised by the ignorance of the guide. He says that most Indians know nothing of their history and religion. The author arrives in Delhi and prepares to take a train to Madras and the island of...

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