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November 14, 2010


Slide show

Dave Garfinkle will show slides of his recent trip to Central Asia and western Turkey, focusing on crafts and the ancient Silk Road.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

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



"Ride the Divide" chronicles the 2008 Tour Divide, a grueling mountain bike race from Banff, Canada, to the U.S.-Mexico border.

When, where: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd.

Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360


Slide show

Mort Loveman will present "Siberia via Trans-Siberian R.R."

When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 550-4761.


Slide show

Mountain guide Kurt Wedberg will present "Into High Places," with slides and narration about his recent expeditions.

When, where: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store in West Los Angeles, 11161 W. Pico Blvd.; and Friday at the Adventure 16 store in Tarzana, 5425 Reseda Blvd.

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



"Women Traveling Solo" will offer tips on health, safety, transportation and more.

When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., Santa Monica.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-3413.



Nancy Aasen Toussaint will share her photographs and stories from travels to Antarctica and Iceland.

When, where: Noon Saturday at Bamboo House Restaurant , 4852 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles.

Admission, info: $18.50 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to (323) 578-3601.

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