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Travel films and programs



Angel Castellanos will discuss packing tips and tricks, airport do's and don'ts, and TSA rules and facts.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.



Hostelling International will conduct a workshop on how to travel inexpensively and safely throughout Australia and the surrounding isles.

When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913, Ext. 3104



Travel guide Steve Tickle will share photos and stories from his experiences while trekking, climbing and traveling in Nepal.

When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store in Tarzana, 5425 Reseda Blvd., and Friday at the Los Angeles store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd.

Admission, info: Free. (818) 345-4266, Tarzana; (310) 473-4574, Los Angeles.



James Dorsey will discuss his upcoming book, "Vanishing Tales From Ancient Trails," documenting his journeys among ancient cultures in some of the world's most remote locations.

When, where: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Adventurers' Club, 2433 N. Broadway, Los Angeles.

Admission, info: Program is free and open to the public; $22 for dinner (7 p.m.) by reservation only at (323) 223-3948,



Pierre Odier will discuss his visit to the island's isolated villages and their indigenous peoples.

When, where: Noon June 29 at El Floridita Restaurant, 1253 N. Vine St., No. 3, Hollywood.

Admission, info: $22.50 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to (323) 578-3601.

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