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When we asked people living abroad what life is like in their areas and how people spend their time, they said...

"Life for expats and digital nomads in Puerto Lopez is a blend of tranquility and adventure. The small fishing village offers a laid-back lifestyle with a low cost of living. The locals are friendly and welcoming, making it easy for newcomers to integrate into the community. The town is surrounded by natural beauty, with the Machalilla National Park nearby and the Pacific Ocean at its doorstep, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, surfing, and whale watching. However, the infrastructure might not be as developed as in larger cities, which could pose challenges for digital nomads. Internet connectivity can be unreliable, which could be a problem for those who rely on it for work. The town is also quite small, which means there are fewer options for dining, shopping, and nightlife compared to larger cities. Despite these challenges, many expats and digital nomads find the relaxed pace of life and natural beauty of Puerto Lopez to be worth it. They enjoy the fresh seafood, the warm climate, and the opportunity to immerse themselves in a different culture. Learning Spanish is almost a necessity here, as not many locals speak English. Overall, life in Puerto Lopez for expats and digital nomads is about embracing a simpler, slower pace of life, enjoying the natural surroundings, and becoming part of a close-knit community," said a member in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador.

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