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Andean Pathway to Purity and Longevity

Andean Pathway to Purity and Longevity The pathway to our destiny and greatest success begins every day with a positive attitude that seeks solutions to any problem, challenge in the hours ahead.  When the body is light, bright and flexible…the heart and mind follow.  The light that reveals the greatest avenues of accomplishment shines most […]

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Growing Ecuador Bank Risk

There is a growing concern over two types of  Ecuador bank risks. There are two types of growing Ecuador bank risk. Antique Banco Territorial certificate… an Ecuador bank… now gone. The first risk is that Ecuador’s government catches on to the Cyprus style “Bail In” in case of any further Ecuador bank failures.  There is […]

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Ecuador Tax Day

Do not forget tax day if you are an American living in Ecuador. You receive an automatic two month extension till June 15, but as you will see below US tax authorities have become increasingly aggressive in their approach to collecting tax on overseas bank accounts and assets. However, retirement income can be enhanced by […]

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Pinnacle Career in Ecuador Exports

Exporting can provide an excellent pinnacle career. Pinnacle careers are the ones that fill your destiny.  For many such careers mean a move… travel beyond borders… broader horizons and greater freedom. The export business creates such a lifestyle and career. Consider this idea for exporting Ecuador oranges. Ecuador oranges at Cotacachi market.  Some Ecuador oranges […]

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Merri and I have always found Ecuadorians polite and friendly, but more formal. We have great respect for cultures wherever we are …and so always hope to blend in. For example in Florida I almost always wear shorts. My typical Florida apparel. In the Andes, I would never wear them. This would be too informal. […]

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This is the last day to order fresh long stem Mother’s Day Ecuador roses to be delivered May 9, 2013,  the Thursday before Mother’ s Day. I am pleased.  Despite a fuel surcharge and a new US customs tax… the price for your fresh roses delivered to your doorstep by Fedex is the same as […]

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Ecuador Spanish

You’ll enjoy Ecuador more if you speak Spanish.   Music can help you learn Spanish faster than any other way.  Modern Brain mapping techniques are starting to expand in these fields. Musical brain mapping helps show why music can help in learning Spanish more efficiently. Since a Canadian Super Spanish teacher will conduct a course at […]

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Fitting Into Ecuador Society

One of the big problems I see with many expats who move to Ecuador is fitting into the Ecuadorian society.   Many find it a challenge making friends, meeting new people and developing an infrastructure of Ecuadorians who can provide good value, quality of support in the community. One way to expedite this process is as […]

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Why Write to Sell In Ecuador

Before we look at why write to sell in Ecuador, here is a note that an Ecuador Living Club member just sent. Dear Gary & Merri, You will recall I recently made a 2 week trip to Ecuador, to re-confirm it was where I wanted to retire/semi-retire in .  At the outset, it was a wonderful and most […]

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Ecuador May Day

Reflections on May Day for fulfillment and freedom. Connecting dots can help us see how to be happier and more fulfilled. Incan May Pole for ancient Aymara celebration. Modern May Pole. These symbols from the past and now represent a prismed reflection of the energy of the sun. Connecting the dots between times now and […]

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