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Ecuador Facts

| July 8, 2015 | 93 Replies
Ecuador Facts

  Ecuador Facts… But First A Few Secrets In my last post I promised you a secret. So secrets go first, then lots of Ecuador facts that will be very useful to you, before and after your move.   Secret number one… My memory is failing me. This has always been a challenge, but it […]

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Ecuador Culture

| May 31, 2015 | 107 Replies
Ecuador Culture

  Ecuador Culture   Someone asked me a few days ago to write a little something about Ecuador culture, behaviors, and basic living practices. Actually, he insisted that I do it before I do anything else. He was not very happy with some of the expats that come here and try to show the locals […]

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From Ecuador to California

| April 30, 2015 | 41 Replies
From Ecuador to California

On Vacation… From Ecuador to California Can I get away with this as my April post? Just post “On Vacation” and send it out. See you next month. Of course not, but I do have a few challenges here. The only internet connection I have at the cabin in California is my cell phone. And […]

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Galapagos Islands Ecuador

| March 30, 2015 | 47 Replies
Galapagos Islands Ecuador

  Galapagos Islands Ecuador Before we get started with what I am calling a photo blog of our budget trip to Galapagos Islands Ecuador, I need to cover a couple of things. First of all, this is post number 100 for Ecuador George. An author friend of mine told me a while back that when […]

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I Love Ecuador

| February 21, 2015 | 51 Replies
I Love Ecuador

  I Love Ecuador Lets start the love fest right now. First of all, thank you to everyone who voted for this site in GringoPost’s Best Of Contest. Looks like there were enough votes to officially make this a favorite for local blog readers. Thank you. We did celebrate by baking a bundt cake. See […]

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Ecuador 2015….. Feliz Año Nuevo

| January 23, 2015 | 81 Replies
Ecuador 2015…..  Feliz Año Nuevo

  Ecuador 2015   Happy New Year everyone. Ecuador 2015 is going to be the best year ever. Today we are going to talk about making better choices, and some of those choices will not be easy. We will go on a little fantasy ride to a better place. And then we have a little […]

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Christmas Confessions… Ecuador 2014

| December 24, 2014 | 79 Replies
Christmas Confessions… Ecuador 2014

Bless Me Father, For I’m About To Sin Part One       (Jack and Paula) We’ve decided to leave the country and retire in South America. It’s the place that seems to be the most affordable. Dammit, I thought there would be more in our savings account, but things didn’t work out like I […]

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Ecuador George does Medellin Colombia

| December 10, 2014 | 69 Replies
Ecuador George does Medellin Colombia

  Medellin Colombia… Is It Dangerous?   We should have known better. Everyone warned us about traveling to Colombia…   “Medellin Colombia is dangerous. Be extra careful because there is a lot of violent crime and a lot of drugs.” “Just stay home, why risk it all. Why go to a place that you know […]

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Six Months in Ecuador

| November 18, 2014 | 68 Replies
Six Months in Ecuador

  Six Months in Ecuador Lots to talk about this time. My sacroiliac decided to flare up right after my sprained ankle healed. But because I am not one to complain, and am grateful for every breath I take, no matter how painful, we will move onward and upward as I tighten the new man […]

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Ecuador Real Estate

| November 4, 2014 | 73 Replies
Ecuador Real Estate

  Ecuador Real Estate… Rental Properties Lets talk about Ecuador Real Estate today, and in particular, renting a house or an apartment in Ecuador. We just finished moving so I will continue with our little adventure from the last post, and share what we learned from this experience. And that includes rental costs, moving costs, […]

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