ABOUT ME

So you made it over to the About Me page. Now… what do you want to know about me? There are so many different directions I can take this in. But first, I feel the need to take a moment and give full disclosure: I am by no means a professional, I just really like being outdoors. That includes hiking, rock scrambling, biking, swimming, traveling etc. And I’m lucky enough to have a husband, family and great friends who love it just as much.

I follow a few blogs and use their advice/info to go exploring. I guess you could say I do more than my fair share of research, and even then I can get lost at times! Hike The Hudson is one of my favorites! It’s inspired my blog and I hope to one day have posts you too can feel free to use as guides. Or at the very least use as a reference to inspire your very own adventures.

My name changed to Mrs. Torres as I got married in Olivella, Spain in September 2018. Tony and I have been traveling and hiking together since 2013. We have a long list of places we want to go to and can’t wait to see them all.

I’m one of five siblings, the eldest to be exact. I have two sets of parents, two sisters, and two brothers. It’s a long story, just know there’s a lot of us and we come as a package lol.

I feel like a dying breed! I still print pictures and use them to scrapbook. I still use paper planners and miss days where I couldn’t be reached at all times. I know that’s why I like being outdoors. Sometimes you lose service and even lose track of time. And that is when I enjoy it the most, when I’m outside and forget everything else. My job, household duties, bills and worries don’t exist. It’s an amazing feeling and an even better stress reliever.

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It’s always weird to think about what’s important to share about yourself. Like, what else do you want to know? It’s similar to when you’re being interviewed for a new job and you’re asked to share some personal aspect. No one knows you better than you, but you know too much and have to sort through it all. I always resort to sharing about my husband and family. They are important to me and you’ll even see them on some hikes with me.

I’m a pharmaceutical representative Monday-Friday. I have had sales-based jobs since high school and I’m good at what I do. I enjoy it even more because it provides me with a means to save for travel. I could never have imagined I’d end up in this field since I went to college to be a teacher (NY state certified btw). But I have way more freedom here to do what I love and I wouldn’t change it for anything. Except, if someone came along and decided to pay me to travel year round. Any takers? Anyone?

Now that we’ve gotten that out-of-the-way, I hope you’ve landed here because you are looking to spend more time outside. In any case, I welcome you to my humble blog. I am on a mission to share my time outside with you and I hope that via the comments you share some of your adventures with me too. After all, I hope this blog will be a two way street. I’m looking forward to reading your comments about your adventures so I can gain some inspiration too! Or at the very least to know someone is reading this lol.

Sincerely,

Salvi Nomad