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davidhughtaylor

Since Jun 2008

50-64 year old male

Melbourne, Australia

I just turned 50 and last few years I have started taking 2-3 months off a year and like to independent back-packer and car tour travel around to cover a lot of variety, rather than 'drop & flop' in one spot. As a geologist I tend to visit plate tectonic margins to see mountains, glaciers and volcanoes in the outdoors and scuba dive on coral reef (see my travel map). Shopping is a chore and I eat because I'm hungry so no handy hints from me on these activities! I tend to travel at top of budget and - where necessary for amenity - pay for middle of the range but I do prefer to spend my money on the travel rather than the sleeping and eating. I am cursed with being a light sleeper so I do a bit of research to find somewhere quiet to stay. I also get to do a fair bit of travel in my home State (Victoria) and occasionally to large interstate cities of Australia with my work.
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Nature Lover
Thrifty Traveler
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