Ecuador Travel Information

Mompiche: One of the Last Ecuador Beach Paradises

Mompiche: One of the Last Ecuador Beach Paradises

A love of food, the beach and a birthday brought us to Mompiche… One of the last idyllic and untouched beaches in Ecuador, Mompiche was a wonderful surprise birthday treat. My boyfriend Simon was recommended Cabañas Iruña by our Ecuadorian neighbor – simple, secluded, right on the beach and the caretaker […]

Jama is Remote and That’s How They Like It

Jama is Remote and That’s How They Like It

Jama is not that many miles north of Bahia de Caraquez but it’s miles away in state of mind. As Gary and I pulled into town on our 4-day coastal cruise, I could instantly see why our friends Leroy and Shirley are so smitten with this area and why they […]

Champagne Beach Living on a Beer Budget

Champagne Beach Living on a Beer Budget

ATTENTION lovers of spectacular sunsets, great  beaches, picturesque fishing villages and ocean-side living.  Gary and I know from our own explorations of Ecuador beaches that finding a coastal village with all these attributes that is also safe, clean and has reasonably priced accommodations isn’t easy. We’ve been up and down […]

Life’s Too Short . . .

“And there’s too little time. . . unless you know how to work a little practical magic.”  Linda McFarlin Sigsig, Zhud, Pifo, Fuya Fuya, Ushpayacu, Mushullacta Simon in the movie, “The Interpreter,” had a passion for keeping lists.  One of his lists contains words that fascinated him, like ‘bodaceous’ and […]

Great New Information on Ecuador Visas

The information below on Ecuador Visas, short and medium term,  was extracted from ecuador_expats@yahoogroups.com.  This forum provides a really a great service for expats living here and those contemplating living here.   If you have any interest in Ecuador, I highly recommend it. I signed up for a summary email […]