The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 55 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 55 Summary

The pilgrims are actually finished with their excursion, but as the passengers from the ship start reminiscing before they have even left, it unnerves Twain and a few of his friends. They decide that the trip is not quite over, and perhaps they should visit a few more places before they head back home. It was decided to take the caravan to the Jordon, Jericho and the Dead Sea. But in the morning, the Consul informed them that the Bedouins were on guard in Jordon waiting to kill any of the pilgrims who entered. So they should not go there unless they took a guard. Twain didn't want to appear as a coward, so the men agreed to take two guards. Along the way, someone yelled "Bedouins!" and Twain and the others spun around and scurried away scared. But Mark Twain says that...

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