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Since Nov 2005

50-64 year old male

Danville, California

My wife and I are 61 & 59 years old! We, like others on TA, just love global travel! Our very independent trips typically last 10-21 days with very detailed upfront planning in concentrated areas. See our Trip Lists for some of our excursions. Compared to most, we are very active each day because we want to do everything: Hiking, golf, skiing, biking, picnics, fine dining, wine tasting, museums & scenic drives. We still find time for reading and crosswords. Our budget (fairly high) demands value for price paid. We do not camp. Food and wine is a real focus on every trip. Where we enjoy each meal is carefully chosen. Mr Strand eats anything except s'mores. We have extensively toured several wine regions around the globe (New Zealand, Australia, all areas of Europe and of course here in CA, OR & WA) Recently we have started renting and really enjoying VRBO properties. We seek out ranger led programs and hire private guides in historic cultural centers. Enjoy is our favorite word!
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