About the writing monkey

About Me The Writing Monkey, Ricardo Saldivar

I was born in Chile, but I left young. I have travelled to 15 countries, from Asia to Europe and the Americas. I briefly lived in Scandinavia, worked in mining in the Atacama Desert, taught skiing in the Andes and Lake Tahoe CA. I moved to Reno, NV with a bag-pack and 500bucks in my pocket. My mother died young, my brother lives in Germany. At almost age 40 I still can’t grow a full beard.

I love wine and a good story. My passion is being outdoors searching for the perfect place to find peace of mind. I question things a lot.

Since 2020 I call Seattle home. My hot wife is from Poland.

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