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An Expat Talks about Living in Cuenca, Ecuador

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Cuenca

How long have you lived there?

3 years

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Well if you are suffering from cancer, Alzhiemers, HIV or any other degenerative disease that results from a compromised immune system & HIGHLY recommend you cotact Quantum Health. 419-293-5701 Thats the reason I cmae myself. They practise aleternative medicine w/out chemo, Pharma drugs or invasive surgery & have a succes rate aroung 95%. For bars I recommend La Cigales. Live music the California kitchen. Meet people by practising your Spanish on Calle Larga or check out a dance club there.

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Maybe 10% tourist of anglo Saxon decent. Many Catholics. They love the English lalnguage & white skinned people for the most part. Very accepting & caring people.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

This reminds me of America 40 years ago. Construcrion is booming. Restaurants are all over the place. Many banks as would be expected.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Family is extremely important! So is Soccer, Volleyball & Jogging. People work hard but make up any reason, or holiday to start a party & DANCE!

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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Bring whatever technology items you can w you bc they are very expensive here. If your car is less than 4 years old you can bring that, if it has a smaller engine.

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