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Finding a Jewel in the Andes From $72,900

Finding a Jewel in the Andes From $72,900

Consistently rated as one of the top places in the world to retire, Cuenca is often referred to as the jewel of Ecuador. As you stroll the old cobblestone streets, marvel at the historic Spanish architecture, admire the grandeur of its colonial churches and houses adorned with wrought-iron balconies, you'll know you've arrived someplace special.

Snap up Green Acres in Cuenca, Ecuador for as Little as $80,000

Snap up Green Acres in Cuenca, Ecuador for as Little as $80,000

I admit it. I'm a country girl at heart and sometimes the call of the green acres of the countryside draws me to the outskirts of Cuenca, Ecuador. I can enjoy the scent of pine trees; the sapphire-blue skies that melt into darkness with the sun setting over the Andes Mountains, and gaze up at the stars.