My partner, Stacey, and I have lived in Cuenca for almost three years, and we have learned that some of the busiest and happiest moments of the entire year come towards its end. And best of all, the joy has a great price point: completely free.
"We're so happy to be here, every day is just a great day," Micki Westhorp says. "We can't imagine being retired anywhere else and having this kind of quality of life." Micki, 71, and her partner, Jaci Norwood, 62, moved from Dallas, Texas, to Cuenca, Ecuador, with the intention of buying a home and starting their retirement.