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Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure up for discussion at Distant Lands

Mt. Whitney
(Jacquie Kaner / For The Times)

ANTARCTICA

Presentation

Joel Robinson will describe the Antarctic escape led by Ernest Shackleton 100 years ago and Robinson’s effort to retrace part of Shackleton’s route.

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

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

EUROPE

Workshop

Hostelling International will conduct a workshop on exploring Europe by rail. Topics include Eurail passes and classes of service.

When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.

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

MT. WHITNEY

Workshop

REI experts will discuss applying for a permit, planning a route, and choosing equipment and food.

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

Admission, info: Free. (714) 379-1938.

SPAIN

Presentation

Kurt Koontz will discuss his book “A Million Steps,” about his trek on the Camino de Santiago. A question-and-answer session and signing to follow.

When, where: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles

Admission, info: $10. (310) 473-4574.

JOSHUA TREE

Fine-art photography

This three-day workshop focuses not only on the mechanics of photography but also on personal interpretation.

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. March 8. Oasis Visitor Center, 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms.

Admission, info: $170. (760) 367-5535.

Please email announcements at least three weeks before the event to travel@latimes.com.


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