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Let's Review Ecuador - Another Expat Destination for Retirement

Posted by Steve Linder on Wed, Aug, 04, 2021


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Tags: Americans living overseas, Ecuador, Ecuador Real estate, international living, international investing, Boomers, best place to retire abroad, expatriate living

Horses, Bulls and Rodeos - A Costa Rican National Pastime

Posted by Steve Linder on Thu, Oct, 07, 2010

If you happen to be in Costa Rica at the right time of year, a fun thing to do is going to the many rodeos, horse demonstrations or “bull fights”.  Horses are almost a national symbol in Costa Rica and always a cause for a celebration.  Rodeos are staged throughout the country and many small towns have their own rodeo or bull ring.  There are also some portable ones and even a circuit of professional riders that tour around and appear at shows. 

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The Ultimate Event in Quito Ecuador

Posted by Steve Linder on Tue, Feb, 23, 2010

I arrived in Quito last night to set up my booth for International Living´s `'Ultimate Event'.  The event runs all week at the Swissotel in Quito and we (Pacific Lots) are the major sponsor of the event.  I have three speaking spots, one on Costa Rica in General, one on our developments and one on health tourism in Costa Rica.  I managed to get our 10 foot display here in one piece, along with our pòsters, DVD´s, brochures, etc.  Keep in mind that Quito is 8,000 feet elevation and remember that I live at sea level so I will likely feel like a guppy out of water for the next 6 days. 

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Tags: Ecuador, International Living Event, Quito