When I was out with the Innocents Abroad, the
ship stopped in the Russian port of Odessa and I went ashore, with others, to view the town.
Innocents Abroad, The
(in full The Innocents Abroad; or, The New Pilgrims' Progress) A humorous travel narrative by Twain, Mark, published in 1869 and based on Twain's letters to newspapers about his 1867 steamship voyage to Europe, Egypt, and the Holy Land.
The letters that he wrote during the next five months for the Alta California and for Horace Greeley's New York Tribune caught the public fancy and, when revised for publication in 1869 as Innocents Abroad, The
, established Twain as a popular favorite.