The Knighted Knave of Bergen

One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot.
Following the Equator, Mark Twain (Indian Railways, Mark Twain in India, Darjeeling Himalayan Express)

Mark Twain in India

In India your day may be said to begin with the "bearer's" knock on the bedroom door, accompanied by a formula of words—a formula which is intended to mean that the bath is ready.