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Travel films and talks, Feb. 6-12, 2012

February 05, 2012

AFRICA

Slide show

Peter Keller, executive director of Aid Africa, will present a talk and slide show, "Have You Gone to Uganda?" Visit the source of the Nile at the city of Jinja, take a boat ride to the base of Murchison Falls and a safari to see elephants and giraffes.

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

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

ISRAEL

Slide show

Mort Loveman will present "Shalom — Welcome to Israel"

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) 285-6840

MT. WHITNEY

Workshop

Interested in climbing the highest peak in the continental U.S.? REI experts will help you navigate the permit system and cover the basics, including physical conditioning and alternative routes to the top.

When, where: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave., and 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St.

Admission, info: Free. (714) 379-1938 for Huntington Beach; (818) 831-5555 for Northridge.

MYANMAR

Presentation

Photographer Wendy Windebank will present "Old Burma, New Myanmar — the Golden Land," with stops in Yangon, Mandalay, the ancient city of Ava, Bagan and Inle Lake.

When, where: Noon Feb. 12, at Mezbaan Restaurant, 80 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena.

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

Please email announcements at least three weeks in advance of the event date to travel@latimes.com.

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