10 Things to do in Ecuador

10 Things to do in Ecuador

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August 8, 2019

“What do you DO in Ecuador?” That’s a question that expats get asked all of the time. For the most part, the simple truth is that we do pretty much the same things that retirees do anywhere in our day-to-day life. We read, watch some TV, get together with friends, indulge in hobbies, and so on.

Beyond Machu Picchu: 6 Overlooked Sites on the Inca Trail, Peru

Beyond Machu Picchu: 6 Overlooked Sites on the Inca Trail, Peru

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July 24, 2019

I’ve been obsessed with the Incas since my early 20s. Maybe it’s because the Inca civilization is so enigmatic. Or perhaps because I admired how they created such an impressive culture without written language, monetary system, iron, or slaves. I’d pore over photos of Machu Picchu in glossy magazines, imagining myself standing on that precipice...