Archive for May, 2008

Cuenca Hotels:  Great Selection, Great Value

Cuenca Hotels: Great Selection, Great Value

Something about colonial cities makes my heart sing. I’ve been in many of them throughout Central and South America. Antigua, Guatemala, is one of my all time favorites. It has been fully restored and is a tourist’s delight. But Cuenca is something special, in the sense that it is not […]

by May 18, 2008 4 comments Cuenca, Ecuador Hotels, Places in Ecuador

University of Texas Website Makes Learning Spanish Easy

I was surfing the posts over at the yahoo expats group (go to Yahoo groups, type in Ecuador expats in the search window) and came across a recommendation for a website that got me pretty excited. I have been working on learning Spanish since 1974 when I made my first […]

by May 14, 2008 2 comments Learn Spanish
Cuenca, Ecuador:  It Feels Like Home

Cuenca, Ecuador: It Feels Like Home

Like Jason, I too am back from my trip, but while he was tripping around the U.S., I was doing the same in Ecuador. When I departed on May 2, I had the mistaken notion that I could continue to post regularly, but time and travel restrictions prevented me from […]

Back Home in Ecuador

It’s been a while since my last post on this blog. I’ve been traveling around Ecuador and the United States for almost one full month and it feels great to be back home in Ecuador. This may sound strange, but I have seen more of the United States during my […]

by May 12, 2008 1 comment Ecuador Lifestyle, Retirement in Ecuador
Ecuador Internet, Airports, Hotels, and Download Speeds

Ecuador Internet, Airports, Hotels, and Download Speeds

Day before yesterday, I set out on a journey around Ecuador with a couple of clients to see if we could find them some property. Due to the amount of traffic we are getting on our website and blog, and the amount of emails they generate, I was somewhat concerned […]