Kimblers Exit to Ecuador

Kimblers Exit to Ecuador
  • Expat Woman, Expat Retiree, Expat Man
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From getting ready to move to Cuenca, and now the life we are finding in Cuenca.

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    This little town has a spirit the just explodes during Carnaval..The whole month is filled with events. Music, town hall meetings to vote in the new ...

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    We have survived our 5th Ecuadorian New Year. What fun. It is the custom here to burn effigies , party and set off great big fireworks.. and I mean ...

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    If there is anyone out there who still reads my blog.. or were waiting all year for my next post...the wait is over.I have felt since we moved to ...

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  • JULY 1ST, 2014.... 4 YRS IN ECUADOR

    Living in Ecuador has really broadened the way we think. We no longer have the need for rigid schedule, run by clocks, appointments or work ...

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4 years ago

Don, talk with your current Dr. about the altitude issue. We are at 8200 ft elevation in Cuenca. Some folks have issues with their breathing. There are types of health insurance here, depends on how old you are if you qualify. You did not say what your SS retirement was. Most find that $1,000. a month they can do fine. Do not move to any country without visiting first. We are seeing alot of folks doing that now. Seems kind of spendy if they have to turn around and leave. Good Luck!

4 years ago

I am a single man (69YO)with some heart problems and would liken to know if I can get health insurance or is it not possible on a ss retirement. Also would like to know if a person would reccomend moving there at this age. Would appreciate so much some input. Don

4 years ago

My wife and I are planning to come to Cuenca in May on an exploratory trip. Possibly moving there by the end o 2012. We would like to meet up with some expats if possible to find out more about the area to help make our final decision. Any help would be appreciated.

4 years ago

Elena, we are not hot and humid type folks, and we are too lazy to remember to not drink or use the water out of the tap.. Cuenca is not hot and humid, and you can use the water. We like Cuenca because there seems to be more things to do, its more developed than the coast. Oh and there are mosquitos galore on the coast.. so there. Those are the most reasons I can think of.. but, I do like to visit some friends of mine there occasionally.. they are worth the bites and humidity! Good luck on your exploratory visit. Karen

4 years ago

My husband, John, my mother-in-law and I are considering moving to the Pacific Coast, specifically Salinas. We have read a great deal about Cuenca and are curious whether anyone on this blog have considered the Coast vs Cuenca. If so, what made "you" decide on Cuena? I look forward to hearing your comments. I will be going on an exploratory trip starting in Guayaquil in mid-Sept until mid-October. We currently live in Las Vegas. John & Joyula, how did you decide on Cuenca? Gracias a todos. Elena

5 years ago

Hello, We are John and Joyula from Las Vegas. We are really enjoying your blog. We are planning our move to Cuenca in end of November. We will be looking forward to meeting you. Sincerely, John and Joyula Reign-Himbert

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