The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 49 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 49 Summary

The boys wake to find they have a guard—a tall Arab with bags full of swords and guns. They find that the man has been hired by the Sheikh of Tiberius as a guard to protect the Christian Americans on their journey from Galilee to the birthplace of Christ. Apparently, this route is known for attacks by Bedouins. Twain challenges their safety under this guard, whose weapons are rusted and look like they'd never been used. But there is no deterring this guard from staying with them, so they tolerate him.

They climb a hill twelve hundred feet above the Lake of Galilee. The scenery is dull except for all the historical areas they can view from that distance. They can see Mount Hermon, Dan, Tiberius, the Sea of Galilee, Joseph's pit and a number of other biblical areas of interest...

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