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Capital:  Guayaquil

Currency:  U.S. Dollar

Language:  Spanish

ATM Networks:  common

Electricity: 120V, 60Hz with plugs Type A and Type B (same as in U.S.)

Internet:  70% slower than in U.S.  WiFi coverage is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Water:  Except in Cuenca, not safe to drink.

Tipping:   Not customary but appreciated.

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The Republic of the Equator

May 2010

I like Ecuador. Especially the weather. Nice and cool in the mornings and comfortable during the day.  There is no need for air conditioning. And it is so inexpensive.

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