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Ecuador dentist disaster a lesson in medical tourism dangers

Lying back in the faded green 1970’s dentist chair I looked right and smiled at Laura and her mother, la signora, who were sitting across the room.   Next to them was an old…

Scammed in Ecuador| Counterfeit money how I schemed my way back to zero

To tell you the truth, it wasn’t for lack of trying that I couldn’t get rid of the counterfeit twenty-dollar bill I found amongst my real American cash while traveling in Ecuador.…

Travel Photo| Pro surfing Montanita, Ecuador

Professional surf training: Surfing is life for these professional surfers living in Montanita, Ecuador.  Preparing for a competition in Venezuela, the beach break and blustery…

Ecuador Surf Diary: surfing and partying in Montanita

It’s easy to get seduced by the surfing lifestyle in Montanita.  In fact, you pretty much can't avoid it. With an incredible beach break and a tight right hander off the north…

Ecuador Surf Diary: Scuba diving in Montanita

If you hear anyone talk about Montanita they’ll tell you two things. First, that Montanita is a surfer’s paradise and second, that it has some great partying. Yet, what people…