Cuenca Perspectives by Jim #1 – Jim introduces us to Martha Abril. She’s a facilitator that can help newcomers with translations for visas, finding hotel accommodations and rentals, purchasing appliances, setting up utilities, and navigating through all the bureaucratic red tape.
Cuenca Perspectives by Jim #2 – Martha also works as a realtor selling, renting and managing properties. She currently has two one bedroom condos for sale located within a block of Parque Calderon.
Ecuador Adventures – Rachel is back in the States visiting her parents. Jim is in Yanapamba marveling at how they wound up in Ecuador. Though they are not together physically, Jim says she’s still at home with him.
Finding our Paradise in Ecuador – When Nan and Joe lived in Playas she had a supply of figs that she used quite creatively; so she decided to add another fruit tree to her garden. Her plans for the garden are still coming together, any ideas would be appreciated.
Metamorphosis – Kathy and Mick prefer to spend their Sundays at the park at San Sebastian. After a fabulous breakfast at San Sebas and relaxing in the quiet plaza they’re invited to Rich and Ella’s for dinner.
Nancy and Chuck – Nancy and Chuck walked down to the check out the festivities for the opening of the roundabout. The group decided to take one last stroll through the underpass while it was still closed to vehicle traffic. Fireworks were going off late into the evening.
Our New Andean Life #1 – The Franklins met up with a newbie couple at California Kitchen’s new location. They heard about a farm outside of San Fernando for sale and decided to take the kids and check it out. Then Miguel drove them to see his goat farm.
Our New Andean Life #2 – Mark and Sherry decided that they needed a second look at the property so they took their friends Kim and Katie with them this time. After their survey of the land, Miguel took the group to the nearby town and a lakeside recreation area. p.s. There’s more from Sherry’s marathon blogging session but I’ll save the last one for tomorrow.
Rich and Nancy – The couple took their morning walk down to the new roundabout. Workers were still busy with preparations for the grand opening later that evening. They continued down Gran Colombia grabbing a bucks worth of tangerines to take home.