Author Archives: Sharon Nichols

Todo during visit

dentist Cello rental Optician assisted living Rentals transportation

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issues to investigate before visit

dental: teeth cleanings, fillings, root canal, xrays lasar face  

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Goals for Our Visit

The purpose of this post is to brainstorm things we need to determine from our visit to Ecuador. The purpose of the visit is not primarily to  take a vacation, but to determine if we want to live there. Can … Continue reading

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Current Thoughts

We just watched a series of videos from an ex-pat family in Cuenca discussing negatives and how conditions have changed.  Here is my take-away from the videos: The diesel buses are very objectionable, but this is improving. A light-rail system … Continue reading

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Renting in Cuenca: Furnished Vs Unfurnished

Frank and I are having discussions on renting furnished Vs unfurnished, and Frank suggested that I add a post on the issue. Furnished, pros Less outlay of cash initially Less expensive if we decide that Cuenca isn’t going to work … Continue reading

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OMG, No Road from Panama to Ecuador!

It turns out that there is no way to drive between Panama and Ecuador. There is a 60 mile stretch if jungle with no roads. So much for driving to Ecuador. It looks like we will need to leave the car … Continue reading

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