The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

The next stop on the agenda is the Straits of Gibraltar in Africa. It takes a week to travel from Azores to Gibraltar, during which time another epidemic of boredom and cabin fever occurs. It rains during most of this journey, which puts a further dampener on everyone's spirits. The constant question of who was traveling through Spain to Paris lays on Twain's nerves, and he purposely decides not to decide. The sight of land once again brightens the mood. Twain describes the beauty and wonder of Gibraltar but is frustrated to discover so few legends about the land. During the tour across the land, the same words are spoken of the different landmarks, and Twain doesn't find the words very interesting at all. The most common tour guide speech was in regard to the Queen's Chair.

"That high hill yonder is called...

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