Pro-Ecuador Newsletter: Tango in Cotacachi--When Times Get Tough, Dancing Makes Everything Better
Oct 30, 2011
A View From the Roof: Tango has come to Cotacachi in the form of two wonderful dancers, a sister and brother from the United States. They teach and perform this difficult dance with grace and ease. Yup, Linda and I are preparing for a trip to Buenas Aires, the Tango Capitol of the world!
Penthouse Apartment for Rent in Cotacachi--Dec 14 - Feb 1, 2012: Enjoy our View from the Roof. First time ever we've rented out our apartment. The Christmas season in Cotacachi is a special time to partake in this unique culture. You can see all the parades from a ring-side seat.
A Cadre of Calamitous Events: Stoned in Imantag. A simple slip-up on a trip to a river to collect stones for an arched bridge leads to one disaster after another. But boy, did we get some beauts.
An Ecuadorian Immigrant in the U.S.: This NYTimes video relates the problems and hopes of a 22-year-old Ecuadorian girl whose parents took her to the U.S. illegally when she was 14. Although she has learned English, attended school and enjoyed many of the benefits of life in the states, she discusses the obstacles to living there without proper papers.
Permaculture in Ecuador: Permanent agricultural projects are being designed and implemented all over Ecuador. Although Bill Mollison first systemized his philosophy of sustainable, natural living decades ago, native peoples have used similar techniques and practices for millenia.
Ecuador Drivers' License for Expats: The rules have changed. . . again. But this time for the better!
Cotacachi Real Estate: 1750 square-foot adobe house with 2-bedrooms and 2 baths in charming San Miguel Homes and Gardens. Located on the outskirts of Cotacachi, this lovely home is a short walk to town, markets and shops. On a 13,000 sq ft lot, nicely landscaped, furnished, in a gated community. Priced to sell at $129,000.
Cotacachi/Imbabura Real Estate Tour and Introduction to Ecuador Course: Our real estate tours have been very successful over the years, with dozens of attendees purchasing property through our company. This is the lowest priced tour in Ecuador, costing only $299 per person for three days.
We pick you up in Quito and bring you to Cotacachi. We'll also provide hotel recommendations if desired. This is the most economical, informative and fun way to learn about life in Ecuador and real estate offerings in the area. See the best current real estate listings and also learn about living in and moving to Ecuador.
Our mini-seminar covers such topics as visas, banking, property purchases, and cultural differences. If you are at all thinking about moving to Ecuador, then this tour is for you.
We are working Ecuador real estate everyday. We know the properties, the prices, the language, the people and the ropes. We've been around the block, and we can help you get here with ease.
Real Estate Tour dates:
November 13-15 (almost sold out--contact us quickly)
February 9-11, 2012