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Teaching English in Ecuador

We started the English classes for the staff at El Meson de Las Flores last Friday & had a second class yesterday. We are absolutely encouraged by the enthusiasm of the staff to learn English. In the second class we covered the various food types which we feel will help in their service to Guests […]

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Ecuador Nursing Home

Ecuador Nursing Homes. October 31, 2007 Recent updates have looked at the idea of developing assisted living facilities in Ecuador . We’ll read more about this in upcoming messages but there is a wonderful story about Nursing Homes near Cotacachi that was just posted at the Ecuador Living blog. You can read this and see […]

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Cotacachi Nursing Home Visit

My name is Shyamsunder Tripathi. I am here with my wife Pramila for one month visiting this beautiful country and assessing if I’d like to retire here. What we’d like to do is give back to society and so apart from teaching English to local children in Cotacachi we are also visiting to different places […]

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Our first evening was spent at the charming Hotel Quito with views of the Andes and ice capped volcano. The next morning my small tour group was ready for a traditional buffet breakfast of exotic fruits and special Andean foods along with bacon, eggs, etc. Breakfast was served on the 7th floor of the hotel […]

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Spanglish

Dear Ecuador Living Subscriber. One of the many benefits you receive as an Ecuador Living subscriber are discounts at El Meson, plus the use of the Ecuador Living business center (free broadband and free calls to the US, Canada and Europe) there. To give you the best possible service our staff are working hard at […]

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Manta Pros & Cons

Manta Pros & Cons October 20, 2007 Here is an update from Steve about President Correa, Manta and the US military base. Hi Gary, I was recently in Manta and read an article which interviewed the Deputy Mayor and the President of the Chamber of Commerce. They were asked their views on Manta’s explosive growth […]

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Ecuador has had a new constitution since 2007 that increased many rights… even to plants and wild animals. Photo I took of Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa. The fact I could get this close says something about Ecuador politics! I am not a political pundit of any sort but we have shared numerous articles about Ecuador […]

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Ecuador Living Update – Interesting Presidential Facts October 4, 2007 One frequent concern readers express about Ecuador regards the political stability there. Personally I quite like Ecuador ’s current President, Rafael Correa. Our last update began a series that shares seven reasons why I believe he could be a good leader. Correa has been painted […]

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