Why I Never Returned from My 2-Year Trip to Ecuador

As I meet more and more people who are interested in moving here, I think back to that day in 1984 when Ecuador first came onto my radar... I ran out to the mailbox and saw the letter I had been waiting weeks for—my invitation to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer somewhere in the world. I tore open the envelope and read... My two-year assignment was to be a rural public health nurse in Ecuador.