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Taylor Roberts <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 7 May 2024 13:01:01 -0400
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I can't answer about Nicaragua, but I am starting to wonder whether in his
last decade Mark Twain may have had teleportation abilities.

The King Edward Hotel ("The King Eddy") in Toronto, Canada, opened in 1903,
and continues to state that Mark Twain was among its famous guests, even
though his last visit to Toronto was in 1885.

I wrote to the hotel a couple of times to ask about this, but they must be
pretty busy, because they have never answered.


On Tue, May 7, 2024 at 12:25 PM Steve McGrane <[log in to unmask]>

> Did Mark Twain visit Nicaragua other than the 1866 trip?
> I visited San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua last month and the Victoria hotel
> there has a "Mark Twain's
> Suite." They do not explicitly say he stayed there on their website but it
> is implied and someone
> there told me he did. There are also traveler websites that claim he
> stayed there but no scholarly sources.  However, two sources say the hotel
> was build in 1900 or 1902. I think he made a later
> trip from New York to San Franciso but took the Panama route. But was
> there another trip?
> Perhaps on the way back to NY? The detail is needed for a story.
> Dr. Stephen McGrane
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