Category: Before The Big Move

Ecuador Facts

| July 8, 2015 | 97 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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Six Months in Ecuador

| November 18, 2014 | 69 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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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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Moving to Ecuador This Week

| March 31, 2014 | 47 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 | 88 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 | 40 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 | 96 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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