B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too

North America: 1895 - The Pacific Northwest

Mark Twain and company complete the journey from Elmira, New York to the Pacific Ocean, in preparation for his around the world tour. He speaks in Portland, Oregon, Olympia, Washington and Tacoma, Seattle, Whatcom, which became Bellingham, and Vancouver, British Columbia. The entire Pacific Northwest was envolped in smoke from forest fires and Mark suffered from respiratory problems. He visits one more city, Victoria, British Columbia, to speak and depart on the voyage to Australia.