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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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Happy and Gay in Ecuador

| June 25, 2013 | 118 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 | 85 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 | 110 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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About Ecuador About Opportunity

| April 6, 2013 | 39 Replies
About Ecuador About Opportunity

  More About Ecuador So, what is it about Ecuador that I am focusing on today? I need to learn the language, that is for sure. And there are some other ideas bouncing around in my head this week… I love my little blog about Ecuador but I also have other interests… and I really […]

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Retire in Ecuador and Make a Little Money

| March 28, 2013 | 63 Replies
Retire in Ecuador and Make a Little Money

  Retire in Ecuador and Make a Little Money   My friend called me yesterday and told me that this blog comes in at number one if you Google “Cost of Living in Ecuador 2012”. He is a computer nut and was way more excited about this than I was… I did smile a lot when […]

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