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Earthquake in Ecuador

There was a large earthquake (7.8) tonight near Cojimies (between Mompiche and Pedernales). It was shallow and it was felt right through the country. It was 6.4 in Quito, but no major damage was reported other than some power outages. Guyaquil was hit hard, there's a lot of damage reported, at least one overpass collapsed and so far one death officially. Manta has suffered too, the airport is closed, the control tower collapsed, 10 deaths reported in the city. Portoviejo too, with 18 deaths…

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I'll keep the politics to a minimum so the post doesn't get flagged. The country is the most expensive to visit at the official exchange rate. It could the worlds cheapest but you have to break the law + risk personal safety to do it. There are travel advisories. Zika. Electricity blackouts. Tourists are now competing for basic goods that the local lower and middle class citizens have to wait for hours or days to purchase and consume. Milk to toilet paper. Travel is greatest teacher we have in…

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Looking for reccomendations for Spanish Schools in Colombia!
If anyone has any good tips please advise!

Thanks in advance TT'rs!!

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As there is a shortage of Yellow fever vaccine around the world how difficult to enter Bolivia without the yellow fever stamp by bus from Peru? Or could we get the vaccine at the airport in Lima? I have read that it was possible.
Please enlighten me on the matter. Thank you.

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I hadn't bought a ticket for macchu pichu so took the opportunity when I connected through cusco to Puno to buy from the agent in the baggage claim at the airport - I would advise nobody to do this and wait until you get to the city - all agents charge extra that's what you pay for convenience but the airport agent charged by 80 for a 57 entry fee but even worse told me the bus was 24 each way so charging me double - so I would avoid using them for anything

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Hello,

I suppose i cannot stop coming back to this continent.

My question is does anyone have any experience of paid translation work in particular mexico or other south american countries.t ...or know how to go about this?

Thank you

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Hi, My wife and I are moving to Santiago (Providencia) for one year. Could you recommend reliable internet site(s) where I can research available furnished apartments?
Thank you.