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I am a retired foreign service officer who still loves to travel. I know the USA, Africa, and western Europe best and make an overseas trip almost every year. In Africa, I concentrate on wildlife, especially birding, but also delve into cultural history and the arts. In Europe, it's mostly the latter, of course. I've done camping in my day, but now prefer hotels, especially well-managed local (non-chain) establishments. I'm not a foodie, but appreciate a decent meal.
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