Category: Moving to Ecuador

Ecuador Earthquake 2016

| April 30, 2017 | 86 Replies
Ecuador Earthquake 2016

  Hello, Are You Still Out There? Someone asked me what I do now that I’m retired. I used to be able to say I was a writer. It hasn’t felt right to say that for the last 6 months. I miss writing. So I’m giving it another try. Lets cover the information that has […]

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Ecuador in 2016

| January 19, 2016 | 45 Replies
Ecuador in 2016

  How’s it looking for Ecuador in 2016   Have you ever been on a train before? Ecuador in 2016 will be off to a great start if you come along on our little adventure to Ingapirca and then take a ride on the Devils Nose Train. All on the same day and the total […]

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Retirement Faux Pas

| November 24, 2015 | 31 Replies
Retirement Faux Pas

. Retirement Faux Pas and other stuff…   I am sitting in my cozy little mountain cabin in California. My feet are frozen. I’m not used to this cold. Came here for the Thanksgiving holiday, to do a little paperwork, and to visit with my family and friends. This is not a technically easy place […]

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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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Ecuador Culture

| May 31, 2015 | 113 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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Interesting Info About Ecuador

| October 17, 2014 | 69 Replies
Interesting Info About Ecuador

  Interesting Info About Ecuador   Moving Again to a New Apartment I am having a moment today. But lets see how this all works out over the next few days. I am writing all of this while it is happening (in real time, so this part of the story actually happened a week ago). […]

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Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014

| June 10, 2014 | 81 Replies
Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014

  Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014 This information was kept current every day during our second month in Ecuador. These numbers should give a good indication as to what normal expenses will be for the coming months. I was hoping it would be a little less, but we would have to stop eating […]

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Living in Ecuador 2014

| April 10, 2014 | 76 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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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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