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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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So, You Want to Retire in Cuenca Ecuador…

| May 27, 2013 | 84 Replies
So, You Want to Retire in Cuenca Ecuador…

Retire in Cuenca Ecuador… Yes or No?   Have I said thank you recently? Readership keeps growing on this site. Thank you for that. We have over 500 subscriptions and a thoughtful and intelligent community that tunes in and comments on whatever the topic of the week is. We are well over 20,000 hits a […]

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What Do Ecuadorians Think About Americans in Ecuador?

| May 10, 2013 | 102 Replies
What Do Ecuadorians Think About Americans in Ecuador?

  Americans in Ecuador Do You Care About What Ecuadorians Think About You?   (part 2) Lets start with a couple of short stories today…   An Ugly Touchdown in Guayaquil I was pretty tired when our plane landed at Guayaquil International… Another long flight from the states. It was almost mid-night as the plane […]

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A New Life in Ecuador

| April 25, 2013 | 64 Replies
A New Life in Ecuador

  Making a New Life in Ecuador Requires Work…   Living a relaxed, retired, and peaceful life in Ecuador is my goal.  What I am doing to prepare and achieve this goal has turned out to be a little more difficult than I thought it would be. Today I said goodbye to my baby. I […]

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