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Discover the anti-aging secret in the Andes of a sinless ice cream of Mama Rosalia!

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Latin American liquidity grows in importance with the US real estate market in the doldrums, the US economy in recession and global stock markets on the way down. So this Ecuador Living reader asked a good question: “Hi Gary , I really appreciate the no-fluff, candid information and advice you provide your readers; and your […]

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Ecuador Culture and Ethics

Ecuador culture and ethics are reasons we love living here. Merri and I selected the village of Cotacachi as our winter home because opportunity abounds. Yet there is much more. The ethics of the culture here is wonderful! This is our home and the headquarters of our foundation because it is noted as one of […]

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Health Insurance

I am amazed that, with all the helpful information on living in Ecuador, no one has mentioned anything at all about health insurance (especially for retirees who cannot use Medicare in Ecuador).  I know there are private hospitals in Quito (Metropolitano, for instance) but what are the costs to join?  Does anybody know?

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Ecuador Galapagos Opportunity

Ecuador Galapagos opportunities are rare. When there is a chance to invest in the Galapagos the opportunity can be very attractive. Ecuador and Galapagos investing can increase safety and profit potential because there are few places that provide such potential…as Ecuador and especially Galapagos. The brand image of Galapagos is unique. Ecuador offers excellent business […]

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Pinan & Trout

Ecuador has so many wonderful facets for adventure…one I am looking forward to this winter is hiking and riding the high Andean lakes…isolated but not far from Cotacachi. I asked Steve to go take a look and here is what he reports. Highland Adventure – Piñan By Steve Gary , do you remember how we […]

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I’m making many new friends as I get to better know some of the longer term visitors staying down in Cotacachi. Bob Humphrey is one such guy. Bob is mostly retired now from a very successful career heading up a commercial diving operation. Bob is one of those live wire guys who although his contemporaries […]

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Mountain Biking

Frankly the idea of belting down the side of the world’s highest active volcano on a mountain bike is about as scary and ridiculous sounding as it is appealing and challenging. So when the opportunity to do just that presented itself both fear and excitement were growing as I approached Mt. Cotopaxi , the meeting […]

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Well the strike didn’t last very long, two days to be precise but I got caught up in it. At 2am on Tuesday morning thousands of the nations indigenous took mass concerted action to block the major arterial highway of the country, namely the Pan American highway where it runs through this Andean nation. Protests […]

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Dear International Living subscriber. Here is an advance look at an interesting offer in the Galapagos Green investment opportunities are among the hottest in the world. When one expands horizons to include the entire globe the number of financial opportunities available grows exponentially. Plus investing worldwide enhances safety as well. Plus there are a few […]

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