Quito Ecuador’s valleys for country living near a big city in the village of Nayón

Posted on December 29, 2015 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Travel

internationalliving.com reported… Getting the best of both country and big-city life is a tall order. But in the valleys that surround Ecuador’s capital, Quito, you can have a country setting with green mountains in view at every turn, little brick houses tucked in amid lush gardens…and friendly neighbors who greet you with a smile.

Yet this small-town experience puts you only half an hour’s drive from Quito’s world-class cultural events, top-notch medical care, and great shopping. If you live in one of these valleys, the owners of your local restaurants will know you by name, and you can have milk delivered right to your front door. Every week these towns hold a farmers market, with piles of fresh-picked produce and straight-from-the-farm eggs. And each town plaza is filled with park benches and neatly landscaped green areas.

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You’re only four-and-a-half hours away from the U.S. by jet. Yet you are in one of the most affordable countries in the world. And to top it all off, the weather is never too hot or cold. Drive just five minutes from Quito’s edge and you’ll find yourself in Nayón. It looks much like any other Andean village, with its central church-fronted square, mix of colonial and modern architecture, and small businesses lining the main street. It’s a quiet, clean little place, perfect for those seeking tranquility. Read Article

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