Tour of Europe and the Holy Land aboard the Quaker City
“Itinerary of the Quaker City Excursion, (MTDP 00308).” In Mark Twain’s Letters, 1867–1868. Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, Richard Bucci, and Lin Salamo. Mark Twain Project Online. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press. 1990, 2007. , accessed 2020-12-08.
From Mar Saba to Bethlehem and Return to JerusalemFri Sep 27, 1867
27 Sept SLC and companions departed Mar Saba, 3:00 a.m., visited Bethlehem and returned to Jerusalem at noon.
From Jerusalem to RamlaSun Sep 29, 1867
29 Sept SLC and companions departed Jerusalem, 3:00 p.m., reaching Ramla in the evening.
From Ramla to JaffaMon Sep 30, 1867
30 Sept SLC and companions departed Ramla in the morning and, after three hours, arrived at Jaffa and boarded the ship.
Quaker City Departs JaffaTue Oct 01, 1867
1 Oct QC departed Jaffa, 7:30 a.m.
Quaker City Arrives at Alexandria, EgyptWed Oct 02, 1867
2 Oct QC arrived at Alexandria at sunset.
From Alexandria to CairoFri Oct 04, 1867
4 Oct SLC and companions12 departed Alexandria by train, 4:00 p.m., arriving in Cairo late that evening.
The Sphinx and the Pyramids of GizaSat Oct 05, 1867
5 Oct SLC and companions departed Cairo on donkeys, early in the morning, to visit the Sphinx and the pyramids at Giza, returning to Cairo that night.
Return to Alexandria and the Quaker CityMon Oct 07, 1867
7 Oct SLC and companions departed Cairo for Alexandria and boarded the ship; QC departed Alexandria, 5:00 p.m.
Make Port at Cagliari, SardiniaSun Oct 13, 1867
Cholera was said to be on the island so no one went ashore.
Quaker City Arrives at AlgiersTue Oct 15, 1867
15 Oct QC arrived at Algiers, 3:30 p.m.; departed, 5:30 p.m., without disembarking passengers.