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Passing Time in Bustling Guayaquil

We arrived in Guayaquil on Wednesday, 4 October to begin dealing with Customs and, hopefully, for receiving our container of belongings to continue to our home in Cuenca. Bright and early on Thursday morning, we appeared at the agent for … Continue reading

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Changing with the Times

When once is living in a new country, it is always important that you live in that country according to their rules. As Dorothy said in the Wizard of Oz, “You’re not in Kansas anymore!” What she meant by that … Continue reading

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Ecuador, a Crown of Many Jewels

Ecuador has a crown containing many faceted jewels, such as Quito, Cotacachai, Loja, Manta, Salinas, Cuenca and many others. One such jewel is the town of Nabon filled with historic Ecuadorian style architecture, beautiful vistas and beautiful orchids. On a … Continue reading

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New Challenges

Just as it seems like things are beginning to settle down, we get hit with a new challenge. We are in the process of getting our belongings shipped from Miami, Florida to our home in Cuenca. This has been a … Continue reading

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Another Gem in Ecuador’s Crown

Today I had a wonderful time visiting a wonderful jewel in Ecuador’s crown. It was a trip with a wonderful group of people to the zoo in Tarqui. All the animals there have been rescued and given a new lease … Continue reading

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Best Way to See Cuenca

I am sure there will be many different people telling you the best way to see Cuenca. Some will say by car or tour bus, which is nice except that you can’t stop where you want to stop or when … Continue reading

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Much to See and Do

Cuenca is a jewel in Ecuador’s crown from its majestic views atop the mountains to its rivers and walking paths to its beautiful cathedrals. There is just about something for everyone and, it will take a while, but we plan … Continue reading

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