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Living in Cuenca Ecuador

| May 29, 2014 | 64 Replies
Living in Cuenca Ecuador

  Living in Cuenca Ecuador We have been living in Cuenca Ecuador for almost 2 months. We have a great apartment. All remodeled and clean with nice furniture. ($650 per month). And we are finally navigating the city pretty well… But with every new place comes a few quirks. I clean up every morning in […]

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Fun Facts About Ecuador

| April 30, 2014 | 43 Replies
Fun Facts About Ecuador

  Fun Facts About Ecuador   I have learned a lot of fun facts about Ecuador in these last couple of weeks. In Ecuador they have marathon “Storage Wars” programing on the A&E Network. Ecuadorians love this program. Probably because they don’t understand why people would pay to store all that perfectly good stuff. Consumer […]

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Living in Ecuador 2014

| April 10, 2014 | 73 Replies
Living in Ecuador 2014

“Do you ever get the feeling that the world is a tuxedo and you are a pair of brown shoes?”   George Gobel   Living in Ecuador 2014   This post is coming to you from downtown Cuenca, Ecuador. We are finally living in Ecuador and doing well. Lets make this first post easy on […]

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Moving to Ecuador This Week

| March 31, 2014 | 46 Replies
Moving to Ecuador This Week

  If It Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It!   We are finally moving to Ecuador. These last 4 months have been the craziest time, and this final 30 days has been completely out of control. Tomorrow we finally leave for the airport. We have booked a nice room near LAX to rest up before […]

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Why Ecuador, Why Not?

| February 28, 2014 | 58 Replies
Why Ecuador, Why Not?

  Why Ecuador? This whole Ecuador thing started almost three years ago… One day I am a moderately successful custom home builder and the next day I am retiring 10 years early, selling everything, and moving to South America… Who does something like that? It looks like we do and we are now exactly 30 […]

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Moving to Ecuador in 2014

| January 31, 2014 | 73 Replies
Moving to Ecuador in 2014

  We Are Finally Moving to Ecuador Happy New Year Everyone. The countdown has begun. We are less than a month and a half away from moving to Ecuador and we still have a house to sell, three cars to sell, and an ongoing “Investor Visa” process we will talk about today. I think I […]

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The Holiday Issue of Ecuador George

| December 24, 2013 | 28 Replies
The Holiday Issue of Ecuador George

Merry Christmas from Ecuador George Merry Christmas everyone. I am up against the clock today. Leaving on a train to Flagstaff for the holiday. Hope I can write this in two hours. It is Christmas Eve at around noon time. I stole this picture to the right because it is so cute. Click on the […]

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Ecuador Blogs….Which Ones Should You Read?

| December 3, 2013 | 38 Replies
Ecuador Blogs….Which Ones Should You Read?

  Ecuador Blogs and Forums…. Ecuador  George Lets try and guess how many Ecuador blogs and forums there are… Go ahead and pick a number…. Lots and lots of them, that is for sure. A good guess might be somewhere between 300 and 500.  Some of these are more active than others. So which ones […]

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Retire in Ecuador and Survive Like a Champ

| October 14, 2013 | 90 Replies
Retire in Ecuador and Survive Like a Champ

Can You Retire in Ecuador and Survive?   Retire in Ecuador…. Easy enough. Sell everything, get on a plane, get your visa, rent an apartment, go get some food, find a nice park to sit in, live happily ever after….   Boy, that is just what I’m looking for. So what the hell happened? How […]

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Happy and Gay in Ecuador

| June 25, 2013 | 94 Replies
Happy and Gay in Ecuador

  Happy and Gay in Ecuador   I am in a mood tonight… Lets see if it affects my writing. This is going to be a little bit about being gay in Ecuador, and a lot about why you keep asking me if it’s ok…. It is midnight here. It is dead silent. There is […]

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