The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence - SU­SAN KURO­SAWA

VOL­UN­TEER divers are be­ing sought by Earth­watch Aus­tralia (earth­watch.org.au) to par­tic­i­pate in a Re­cov­ery of the Reef to as­sess the im­pact of cli­mate change around Or­pheus Is­land on Queens­land’s Great Bar­rier Reef; the first week-long mis­sion kicks off on March 12, with a sec­ond team slated to start on Au­gust 30 A mu­seum built around the house where au­to­mo­tive pioneer Enzo Fer­rari was born in 1898 is due to open in Mo­dena, Italy, on March 10 (fer­rari.com) Rail­book­ers (rail­book­ers.com.au), which spe­cialises in tai­lor-made Euro­pean rail hol­i­days, is of­fer­ing 5 per cent off 2012 hol­i­days booked by Fe­bru­ary 29; op­tions in­clude a 12-day Euro­pean Grand Tour in­clud­ing Ber­lin, Paris and the alpine route to Venice and Rome via Zurich

New do­mes­tic Thai car­rier PC Air (pcair­line.com) has hired four trans­sex­ual ‘‘la­dy­boy’’ cabin crew mem­bers; a spokesper­son says the at­ten­dants were picked on the ba­sis they ‘‘moved like women and spoke with fem­i­nine voices’’.

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