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Jessamyn Salinas
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Road trip 2018: We left Tena at 4:30 a.m. on the bus. After two landslides, crazy bad altitude sickness, picking up a rental car and driving for hours over the Andes we arrived at our first destination: Canoa, Ecuador!

Find out why we love, love, love Canoa: https://www.life-in-ecuador.com/canoa-ecuador.html
Canoa Ecuador
Canoa Ecuador
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EPIC Ecuador Road Trip 2018. Nine days on the beautiful coast of Ecuador (plus two full days of driving!). More details coming soon...
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I made a list of somethings I've received in care packages either sent through the mail to Ecuador or delivered personally by visitors. Is there any I should add to my list?
https://www.life-in-ecuador.com/care-package-to-ecuador.html
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New! Ecuador Expat File: Don and his wife chose to leave their home in Canada for San Clemente, Ecuador. What do they love about their new home? Find out here: https://www.life-in-ecuador.com/expat-file-donballantyne.html
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Thinking about buying property in Ecuador? Avoid common pitfalls. Four such pitfalls are explained by an experienced Ecuadorian lawyer in this article: https://www.life-in-ecuador.com/buying-property-in-ecuador.html
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I've been working on something fun and new....a book about Ecuador! I just finished the rough draft and hope to have it available soon.

More info to come....
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I recently completed a complete update of my website. I've read every page that I wrote (almost 200) and made sure all the information is accurate and up-to-date.

I'm glad to say that you can read any page on my website as if it were written today.

I hope you continue to find helpful information about vacationing or living in Ecuador!

www.life-in-ecuador.com
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In just two more weeks it will have been 20 years since my family first arrived in Ecuador. We first lived in the Province of Bolivar. Here's a photo of my dad last year in Guaranda, when we revisited the area.
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Many people have moved to Ecuador and there are tons of articles out there that praise Ecuador as a retirement haven. The country has many different climates, which means different areas will be better for different people. How can you know where you should live?

I've put together the following guide to help you narrow down you ideal place in Ecuador. Choose your preferred climate(s). Then choose between big cities and smaller towns. A map is included so you can plan your scouting trip.

Where to Live in Ecuador
Where to Live in Ecuador
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As you have probably heard there was a 7.8 earthquake here in Ecuador last night. The most affected areas are along the coast with lots of damage reported as well as over 70 dead and over 500 hurt. We felt it here in Tena, but we are far from the epicenter which was near Pedernales.

Sadly earthquake aren't unheard of here. Two example are the 1988 earthquake in Bahia de Caraquez and in 1949 in Ambato. Both quakes left these cities in ruins. Ecuadorians (like humans the world over) are tenacious and bounced back from these sad events.

Here is a video taken during the quake last night: https://www.facebook.com/CNNee/videos/10153537523512644/ 
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