Looking for a a place in the Ecuadorian countryside?

Although cost and location are probably the biggest considerations when looking for property in the countryside near Cuenca, there are other factors that deserve serious attention, some of which are easily overlooked. What elevation are you comfortable with? What weather do you like? If you plan to garden, what crops do you want to grow? If you choose a remote area, how comfortable are you living with country folks, or campesinos? What’s your security plan? Can you handle insects and snakes? Do you prefer overnight low temperatures in the 40s or the high 60s? What follows is an overview of…

Want to read the whole story?

Subscribe to The Cuenca Dispatch and gain full access to this story, weekly issues, plus the entire running archive! With your subscription, you will gain access to all the news you'll need concerning Ecuador as a United States expat.

Subscribe now for only