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Meet the Van Lifer Who’s Redefining the American Dream: Sylvia Torres

Chubby Diaries: The place are you primarily based?

Sylvia Torres: I’m at the moment stationary in Los Angeles!

Chubby Diaries: Describe the second you caught the journey bug.

Sylvia: My first ever journey was out of state for my eighth grade journey to the East Coast. I went to NYC, Philadelphia, Washington D.C and some others. I used to be so hyped about being out of my little bubble. After having watched so many TV reveals and films about NYC, I used to be strolling the identical streets.

It wasn’t till I used to be older and went to Europe that I spotted how essential journey is. I spotted that there’s life exterior of my bubble that operates so otherwise than mine. My life didn’t must seem like how I assumed, particularly rising up within the church, I used to be taught so many issues I not help at this time and it’s due to journey that I spotted I can stay my life precisely how I needed and it’s okay, the truth is it’s magical!

Chubby Diaries: Has journey at all times been a central a part of your life? If not, how did you make the change? 

Sylvia: I’ve at all times been the adventurous one in my household, desirous to discover and check out new issues. I liked going tenting once I was a child. My household couldn’t afford these journeys so I might soar at any alternative inside the church to go on a few of their mission journeys. That’s the primary time I ever noticed Yosemite! Considered one of my goals was to be a flight attendant as a result of they flew on a regular basis and went to all these cool locations and acquired paid for it! I labored for the airways for two years and traveled plenty of the west coast! Now I’m residing in my van and touring each time I can! Journey is such an enormous a part of my life. I’ve at all times prioritized it! 


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