“It’s not a third-world country!” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve told that to my mother and some of my friends back in the US when they question how I could live in Ecuador. My mother has no excuse, she’s been here. But to her, there was poverty everywhere and the living conditions were not what she is used to. My friends have no excuse because while many of them have been to third world countries, none have been here yet! Actually, the most ridiculous thing about it all is that they all are fed up with the…
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