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About Steve and Dana

Thanks for visiting our site. We are Steve and Dana Watkins, two very ordinary people on an extraordinary adventure.

We are adventurers, missionaries, explorers, teachers, writers and encouragers at heart. Two people living in Jonesboro, Arkansas with our eyes on the vastness, beauty and people of the world.

In early May 2012 we purchased a half-acre lot of land on a high hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. As of today (6/2/12) we should be closing on that property within the next week.

In July 2012, we actually began the process of building our Ecuadorian home, not only as a business investment, but as a place of escape, adventure and to serve our fellow man – a vacation home for our family, a place to invest in the lives of others (and yes, ourselves) and a place that will be an adventure getaway for many generations of our family to come. We are using this home as a model, but expanding on it just a bit.

La pequena casa azul

This is my second blog site. You may view my primary blog at http://wp.me/2bjEC This blog features my heartfelt and transparent thoughts on any given day. Here’s my about page at stevenwwatkins.wordpress.com http://wp.me/P2bjEC-7

This blogsite is intended to chronicle our adventure and to inspire you to believe that you are free to do whatever you choose in life.

We’ll make posts here on an unscheduled basis to communicate our story, how it began, what’s happening now, and where it’s going.

Here’s what our home looks like as of August, 24, 2012…

international living

We hope you’ll come along for the ride – and enjoy.

Until next time,

Vaya con Dios.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. July 25, 2012 4:27 pm

    We are just starting the process of considering a move to Ecuador. What kind of budget should we be looking at monthly if we built?
    thanks
    Karen

  2. September 25, 2012 6:57 pm

    We moved to Ecuador in December 2011 and loving it.

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