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May 29, 2011



Explorer and photographer Pierre Odier will speak about his new book, "Cambodia Angkor: A Lasting Legacy," and will share the history and culture of this Southeast Asian nation as part of the museum's Authors on Asia series. A portion of book-sale proceeds benefit mine-clearing efforts.

When, where: 2 p.m. Sunday at Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free with museum admission: $9 general; $7 students, seniors, RSVP to (626) 449-2742, Ext. 20.


Slide show

Mort Loveman will present "Wales: Land of Tranquillity."

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

Admission, info: $1 for Beverly Hills residents; $2 for others. (310) 550-4761.



Join author Randy Vogel as he introduces his latest climbing guide, "Classic Joshua Tree Routes & Bouldering."

When, where: Thursday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave., Suite 138

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



Author and adventure travel guide Gary Scott will share photos, stories and tips gained from climbing and traveling in Nepal.

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

Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.



Hostelling International presents "Budget Travel Europe by Rail," designed for the first-time traveler to Europe or for those who want a refresher before heading back overseas. Topics covered include Eurail passes, classes of service, reservations, overnight trains, high-speed trains and budgeting.

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

Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-6263.

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