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The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence -

WHEN cruise liner Car­ni­val Spirit re­turns from its $44 mil­lion dry-dock re­furb in Au­gust, one groovy new fea­ture will be Dive-In Movies Down Un­der; a 3m by 3m screen is be­ing in­stalled near the mid­ship pool to screen block­buster hits un­der the stars • Lonely Planet has three new ti­tles ($12.99 each) in its il­lus­trated Kids range, aimed at read­ers three years and above; the trio, to be re­leased in March, com­prises Ad­ven­tures in Fa­mous Places, Ad­ven­tur­ous in Noisy Places and Ad­ven­tures in Smelly Places, which deals with irk­some stuff such as “the stinky stench of a bat cave” • Truf­fle hunt­ing tours led by ex­perts are be­ing of­fered around the Les Pas­tras or­ganic es­tate in Provence to March 15 and from May 1-Septem­ber 30; 50 per cent of prof­its from Les Pa­tras olive and truf­fle prod­ucts goes to the One Fam­ily or­phan­age in Haiti.

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