Welcome to Coastal Expats Magazine. We want to be your trusted source for living and visiting the beautiful coast of Ecuador. Coastal Expats is concentrated on three major regions: Salinas, Montanita/Olon, and Manta. With writers in each of those areas, we will bring you monthly articles on coastal expat living as well as features on things to see and do, restaurant reviews, and inside information only known by locals.
COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By: Sara Canez Photos: Courtesy of TopDental Looking for a great dentist who speaks English? Afraid of pain? No need to look further than Manta, where Dr. Victor Carreño, DDS, General Dentist and Oral Surgeon, along with his lovely wife, Jennifer, maintain a modern and efficient dental practice called TopDental. Dr.
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CUENCA, ON-LINE ISSUE 02By: Jeff SalzPhotos: Courtesy of Jeff Salz Three hours from Cuenca is a community where life has remained relatively unchanged for centuries.The Supalata is a traditional celebration of the Saragureños that has been passed from generation to generation for centuries. Taking place around the March 21 equinox, it celebrates the beginning of the
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COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By Henry G. Noël Photos By: Henry G. Noël Sitting on my 7th-floor balcony, sipping a freshly brewed cup of coffee, I can witness the flickering lights of the fishing boats bouncing slowly along in the darkness as they head out of the bay to gather their morning catch. The night’s
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COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By: JP Stonestreet We were living the dream. We owned a nice house in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado. We drove nice cars. We had a nice, conventional life. But then everything changed. One afternoon, while walking Daisy (one of our dogs) around the neighborhood, I found it increasingly difficult to
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COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By Mark Bradbury Photos by Mark Bradbury Many of you who have been reading Cuenca Expats Magazine may know about Manta over here on the Coast, but for those of you who don’t know our great city and its surrounding communities, we welcome you to a new chapter in your reading
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