Pro-Ecuador Newsletter: A Remedy for Stress during
These Chaotic Times, and Atuntaqui Men Strut
Their Stuff in This "Revealing" Video
January 16, 2011
A View From the
Roof: Reflections on Chochos and Banks
Too Big to Fail: Gary got his adrenaline flowing by reading a best
seller on the recent, (and continuing), financial crisis.
Then things got put into perspective by a walk across our land while
communing with the chochos. Read his reflections and commentary.
Atuntaqui New Year's Parade: Our video offers proof that the men of Atuntaqui really do strut their stuff. G-strings, bikinis,
boas and bangles ruled the day.
Warning: This video is not suitable for the straight-laced
Click here for a blog about this year's parade with lots of great pictures.
A "Delicious" Surprise:
I have received two surprising gifts lately and they both involve apples
from far-away places. As a result of one of them, I’m on the
lookout for Mrs. Bramley. She’s plump, yellowish and rather
seedy, but absolutely irresistible. And I hear she makes a great
News: President Correa
offers to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants in Ecuador if they
report corrupt policemen who allow them to remain in Ecuador illegally in
return for money and other bribes.
Cotacachi/Imbabura Real Estate
Tour and Introduction to Ecuador Course: Join
us for an easy, fun and economical way to quickly gain an overview of
life in Ecuador. Our informative workshop, Introduction to Ecuador,
is included in this tour, so you get 2 tours for one low price, just $299 per
person. We show you current real estate listings
plus you’ll learn how to wisely invest.
2011 Real Estate Tour dates:
February 20, 21,
22, immediately following International Living's Ultimate Event in Quito.
March 17, 18, 19
Eagle and Condor Internacional CIA LTD. update: There seems to be some confusion
among our readers about what Gary and I are doing with our business life,
and what we are not doing. So click here to find out the latest
about our emerging eco-community, our real estate business, tours, and
rentals, and maybe learn a bit more about what it’s like to run a
business in Ecuador.
Cotacachi Real Estate for Sale: San
Francisco Gardens is a walled and gated development conveniently located
on the way out of town. The rural setting and mountain views are
soothing to the mind while the short walks into town invigorate the body.
One house has been completed and is being offered at a very reduced price of
$92,000 for only a few more months.
The house has two large bedrooms with wood-burning fireplaces, walk in
closets and two bathrooms. There is a gourmet kitchen, a breakfast
room, dining room, large walk in pantry and laundry room and a large
living room with a stone fireplace. Patios, landscaping, this
wonderful house is ready to move
The lot is 700 square meters plus adjoining lots are available for those
who want more space and privacy or who want to garden.