Pettella Chiropractic and Massage
I recently made an appointment with Dr. Michael Pettella, a chiropractor, for an adjustment and he gave me immediate relief. I have had musculo-sheletal issues that cause back discomfort, aching hips and knees. Dr. Pettella impressed me as a gentle and read more »
ECUADOR SHIPPING recently handled a 40-foot container relocating my household goods from Houston, TX to Cuenca. Anyone contemplating shipping a container should be aware that this is a much more complex procedure given Ecuadorian Customs Regulations than any move in the States, and I’ve done read more »
This is the best dog food available in Cuenca. All human grade, fresh ingredients, I was tempted to try a taste.... Whole chickens and fish, quality beef. My dogs absolutely love it, including one usually picky eater. Free deliveries in Cuenca for orders of $20, can't beat it! read more »
Last spring I saw a comment from Jodie on Gringo tree. I was still in the states and was trying to figure out all the details to do before I came to.Cuenca and after I arrived to get my pensioners visa. So I sent Jodie an email. She gave me her phone number and told.me exactly what to do. I read more »
ECUADOR SHIPPING recently handled a 40-foot container relocating my household goods from Houston, TX to Cuenca. Anyone contemplating shipping a container should be aware that this is a much more complex procedure given Ecuadorian Customs Regulations than any move in the States, and I’ve done 10 read more »
Great steak, wonderful atmosphere
We ate at La Parrilla de Hector recently, and it was the best steak that I have had in Cuenca in over three years. Good service with a nice atmosphere. Try it! read more »
I did my second session on Friday. It is a 15 minuet session where your heart rate is elevated and breathing 90% oxygen. I walked in tired and walked out as superman. They also have Magneisum oil & nacient iodine. Great stuff here.
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Best Tacos in Cuenca!
Just discovered what are surely the BEST tacos in Cuenca, if not all of Ecuador--maybe even all the world! I swear, these things are TO DIE FOR!
Located directly behind the new cathedral on Padre Aguirre 8-39, Monica, owner of Tacos Mexicanos, will make 2 tacos, read more »
Archeological Guide to points of interest in surrounding area
I have been living in Sigsig for the past two years working with The Association of Maria Auxiliadora. I recommend Oswaldo who is very knowledgeable about the history of Sigsig and surrounding area including the Inca Ruins of read more »
Patricio fixed our washing machine quickly at a very reasonable rate. He also fixed a toaster oven: even though the part that he needed was not available, it is at least usable. He speaks good English, shows up on time, and does what he says he will. I recommend him highly. read more »
Gotta try these bagels
All my Cuenca friends and acquaintances, Got my order from Best Big Apple Bagels yesterday and so far, everything we ordered, that we've tried, is awesome. We put in our order online via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and they delivered it to our door. We read more »
Just got back from a trip to the Oriente. Wilson Cabrera drove us around for 5 days. He is native to Cuenca, mature, thoughtful and speaks very good English. He has a new Chevy Vitara with less than 14,000 km on it.
Wilson became "part of the family" during the trip. When we ran out of cash read more »
Visa Experts and beyond
My transition from the United States to Cuenca has been very smooth. Carlos is articulate in English and Spanish. He and Maite Duran (owner of Gringovisas) guided me in the visa process with no problems. Carlos has helped with the visa process and health care (IESS), read more »
Many restaurants are popping up like mushrooms in el centro !
Coming from an Italian you ll have to try this rustic small restaurant Salumeria Ristorante Vecchia Modena 8-21 Juan Jamarillo ! The Chef Massimo create his own fresh pasta , sausages , sauces with no preservative ! My favorite read more »