“Are you married or single” is usually the first, and it’s important to note that “in a relationship” is generally not an option because the next question will most likely be: “when are you getting married/why aren’t you married? This is an “All or Nothing” type of operation they run in Ecuador with respect to relationships.If you answer “married”, you would next be asked to showcase your baby-making abilities by stating how many children you’ve managed to produce. Today’s guest post is by two women –Lisa Brignoni and Thembi Mngadi– who write about their experience of being single in Ecuador and South Africa…one who grapples with the ongoing inquisition of “why aren’t you married” in a culture different from her own , and the other who is confronted by her own culture that has not advanced as far as she has.What I wasn’t exactly prepared for was the intense curiosity displayed by the locals regarding my relationship status, and how the fact that I was single, completely eclipsed every other facet of my personality, such as how I quit my corporate job to travel the world.Every Ecuadorian city features a Zona Rosa, or main nightlife district, where you'll find the highest density of bars, discotecas (clubs), and restaurants. In Guayaquil, there are a few places, with Las Penas being the safest and most easily accessible.In Cuenca, you'll find the Zona Rosa along Calle Larga, within easy walking distance of the historic center.Generally speaking, the larger cities which feature modern bars and discotecas will cost you more than grabbing a beer in the Amazon, mountains, or beach.
You can share photos, chat with new people, meet girls, meet boys, find girlfriend and find boyfriend.During the Summer, it's common for Ecuadorians from around the country to vacation in Montanita.There's a whole contingent of young people from nearby Guayaquil who would prefer to escape the city for the beach every weekend.are from “everywhere”…places like Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, New Zealand, Peru, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, and the U. My plan was to simply disregard these gestures with little more than a shrug and carry on with my day. — In their own words: Starting off on my eight-month trip to South America as a single American woman, I was well prepared for the extremely forward behavior of Latin men towards the fairer sex.