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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

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A Spontaneous Look At Puerto Cayo Recently on November 29, 2015 while driving to Puerto Cayo to get gas at the local gas station, I looked over on the seat in the vehicle and realized I had my phone with me.  Immediately a thought came to my head ” What a great opportunity to take…

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Gringo Prices In Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

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Gringo Prices In Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Puerto Cayo, Ecuador I am going to share with you all a post from a resident in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. As you read the well written and honest thoughts of a local “gringo resident” keep in mind that this is a phenomenon not just in Puerto Cayo but throughout Ecuador. The truth is “gringo gouging”…

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Pouring a concrete roof- Ecuadorian style

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Recently I did a series on building a rental home in Ecuador. The series had many good comments and good reactions. So many of you requested this video that was made during construction of the rental unit. Here it is folks. I hope you enjoy. Pouring a concrete roof.  Ecuadorian style!

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Report on the Puerto Cayo area in Ecuador

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Report on the Puerto Cayo area in Ecuador

Life has gripped me on the coast of Ecuador. Lately it is seemingly more and more difficult to spread the concept of time around. After moving to Ecuador just over 2 years ago now, I am finding it not so easy to relax and take a more “manana” attitude. The very reason for moving to…

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Thinking about Retiring in Ecuador? Puerto Cayo perhaps?

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Thinking about Retiring in Ecuador? Puerto Cayo perhaps?

Read this great article courtesy ofMirador San Jose http://miradorsanjose.com/retiring-pacific-coast-ecuador-retire-style/

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Final thoughts on the rental home construction

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Final thoughts on the rental home construction

After nearly 7 months of construction and disruptions what are my final thoughts? Would I do it again? What would I change? So many questions could circle around in one’s head. Basically when it comes to building a home in Ecuador, one word stands out in my mind. That word is ‘patience!’In Ecuador, if you…

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Great Article From Mirador San Jose

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Great Article From Mirador San Jose

I thought that you would all enjoy reading this great article from Mirador San Jose blog. I think personally that Ecuador is a great place to retire to and invest in. I always provide my readers with honest and unbiased information. As always feel free to contact me anytime. See the article on Investing your future…

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Aerial View- Mirador San Jose residential community

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Weeks 23-26

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Weeks 23-26

Work Weeks- 23-26 September 2-27, 2013 If you missed week 21 and 22 here it is.The next several work weeks were concentrated on getting the windows installed and entrance french doors. Another crew of workers continued to work on the driveway and walkways. There is a pattern of cut out left over ceramic tiles that…

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 21-22

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 21-22

Work Week 21-22 August 19-23 and August 26-30 If you missed the previous week of Week 17-20, get it hereThe two weeks of construction of this period mainly concentrated on the efforts of getting the landscaping started. The concrete wall was starting to take shape as well as the raised concrete flower beds. The yard…

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