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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Coming to Ecuador? We No Longer Recommend "THIS" in Cuenca

Today we share with our wonderful viewers a few tips for staying healthy when visiting Ecuador. We also, sadly cannot recommend drinking from the tap in Cuenca any longer, especially since they are working on the light rail system. The saying, "better safe than sorry" holds true here. We also share a parasite cleanse that actually paralyzes the little nasties so when you go they also gooooo, meaning leave your body! LOL.
We're an Expat Family of Five, Living Frugal, Healthy and Happy Abroad. We lived in Cuenca Ecuador for five years and now we are in Salinas Ecuador where our adventure continues.We vlog several times per week where we share crucial insights and every day experiences to help others see what its really like to live in a Latin American country.


  1. Hello again,
    Thanks so much for the cleanse recipe but have a quick question. Why did you crush the papaya seeds since your vitamix blender will pulverize them?

    Anonymous reader

    1. Yes, we thought so too. However it was so little of seeds that it didn't reach to the blades in the blender and when they are added with the fruit some of them stay whole.
      That's why we do it by hand. We're just wanting to make sure they get ground up because the seeds are the crucial part of the drink that stuns the parasites. It would work better with a pestle and mortar but don't have one.


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