Passionate about all things outdoors, Natalie is currently living in Sacramento, California during a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She volunteers full time for a nonprofit called Waking the Village, and spends her weekends in the glorious Californian national parks trail running and exploring. In her spare time, she captures her adventures on paper by writing for Proozy’s Active Lifestyle Blog. A true Minnesota native, Natalie enjoys canoeing, kayaking, climbing, camping, hiking, and running.
Hikes to Change Your Life: Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa and LesothoNatalie Rataczak -
"...Little did I know, I would be willing to pay my entire life savings (to be honest, that probably not that much more than $200 at this point…) for the hike upon which I was about to embark..."