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by LiveInPeru
Thu Jan 23, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: REDUCED PRICE - Toyota Avensis for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 705

Re: REDUCED PRICE - Toyota Avensis for Sale

Update - We are eager to sell this car - make an offer!
by LiveInPeru
Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: REDUCED PRICE - Toyota Avensis for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 705

REDUCED PRICE - Toyota Avensis for Sale

We're selling our blue Toyota Avensis 2006 model. ⋅ Color: Metallic Blue ⋅ Converted to GLP about 1 year ago; gets about 50 km from 10 soles of gas. ⋅ Equipped with Argos satellite GPS security ⋅ Odometer: 125000 km ⋅ 4 door sedan ⋅ Automat...
by LiveInPeru
Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: 32" Panasonic Viera TV for Sale, Make Offer!
Replies: 4
Views: 1099

Re: Two TVs for Sale - 19" and 32"

The 19" TV is sold - Make an offer on the 32" Panasonic Viera - we are flexible on the price! º Resolution 1920 x 1080 º Full HD º Dynamic Contrast 3.000.000:1 º Viera Image Viewer (AVCHD,MPE2, JPEG,MP3) º 4 HDMI º 2 USB º 1 PC connection º 1 LAN port º Easy IPTV (acceso a contenidos de in...
by LiveInPeru
Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: $20000 - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008

We're still looking to sell the Land Cruiser.
by LiveInPeru
Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: 32" Panasonic Viera TV for Sale, Make Offer!
Replies: 4
Views: 1099

32" Panasonic Viera TV for Sale, Make Offer!

First, we have a 32" Panasonic Viera we're selling it for S/750 or $275US (here's a link to the specs - http://www.duvalmark.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=176) https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/s720x720/1381436_10151731654332113_830018079_n.jpg https://sconte...
by LiveInPeru
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Claro
Replies: 13
Views: 2120

Re: Claro

I'm generally very happy with Claro - but this last move, it took them nearly two months to get our service transferred from our old house to the new. Somehow, it got into their computer that the transfer had already been made... and then of course they were trying to charge us for the time without ...
by LiveInPeru
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008

We are lowering the price of the Land Cruiser to $20000.
by LiveInPeru
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:25 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Stainless kitchen equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Stainless kitchen equipment

This dude doesn't care where he can buy stuff, he just wants to spam the forum with that little link.
by LiveInPeru
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008

Yes, it's still available - send me a message (click on PM under my name to the left) if you'd like more information.
by LiveInPeru
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008

We'd really like to sell this truck - make me your best reasonable offer!
by LiveInPeru
Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

LOWERED PRICE - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2008

We're selling our Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - 2008 model. Leather seats, tinted windows, converted to GLP, gets excellent mileage, very economical to drive. 4 cylinder, 2.7L engine - approx 53000km on the odometer. It has satellite tracking installed (Argos GPS Tracker), which allows you to track it...
by LiveInPeru
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: One way to get your 168 days easy
Replies: 9
Views: 1712

Re: One way to get your 168 days easy

Similar - told them I was planning my wedding to a Peruvian, and always got the max time.
by LiveInPeru
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: peruvian children moving to U.S please help
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: peruvian children moving to U.S please help

Does anyone have any information on doing this when the whole family is living in Lima? We've been married going on 7 years, and have lived in Peru the whole time, so will be doing this process at the Embassy here. Same situation - spouse plus step-child.
by LiveInPeru
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Breaking Bad
Replies: 36
Views: 5814

Re: Breaking Bad

You can also use the Hola Unblocker to get access to the UK Netflix - It opens up a whole new bunch of options, including all of the final episodes of Breaking Bad.

I'm still devastated from the ending.
by LiveInPeru
Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Question about "visa run"
Replies: 109
Views: 16031

Re: Question about "visa run"

I am certain that many officers do get confused about the phrase 'until 183 calendar days which must be utilized within one year' which means that you temporary visa is only 183 days long and you must use it within 1 years time. Seeing how someone leaving the country and reentering gets a new visa,...
by LiveInPeru
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Six Aussies wanted in connection with death of Peruvian door
Replies: 8
Views: 2169

Re: Six Aussies wanted in connection with death of Peruvian door

Wasn't there something in the news story originally about them being quite drunk, and "having fun" with the fellow by taking him by the hands and feet and swinging him out over the open stairwell shaft- or maybe even tossing him across the opening? I remember seeing on the news that they s...
by LiveInPeru
Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

The only items still available are shown in the pictures above - everything else has been taken.

We do still have a wide selection of books in English (both children's and adult's titles), a few in Spanish and a few in German.
by LiveInPeru
Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

Hector - I've sent you an email.
by LiveInPeru
Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

https://fbcdn-photos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/10138_10151473373767113_124908196_a.jpg Rice cooker 1-1/2 liter https://fbcdn-photos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/1005136_10151473444617113_1225333325_a.jpg Bunk bed with 2 mattresses https://fbcdn-photos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/969...
by LiveInPeru
Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

The Inversion table has been sold and books are going fast.

We're moving on Saturday, so if you're interested in anything, you need to contact me before Friday, or we'll be having the 'junk man' take it all.
by LiveInPeru
Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

Everything has to go by next Friday, so prices have been lowered - Or, make your best offer - no reasonable offer will be refused. In addition - Selling women's clothing size 14-16 - lightly used Paper back books - many genres - 2 soles each, 3 for 5 soles Still available: Bunk bed w/ mattresses Dou...
by LiveInPeru
Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Annoyed with my "own kind"
Replies: 30
Views: 4729

Re: Annoyed with my "own kind"

...generally I find most people the world over pretty annoying. Yes. The most annoyed I ever was with my fellow Americans was when I was staying in Nassau, Bahamas. When the people came in off the cruise ships, my god... the loud talking, the ignorant, rude behavior... just made me feel embarrassed...
by LiveInPeru
Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: maximum overstay
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: maximum overstay

I overstayed by more than 6 months, no problems, just paid the $1/day fine and went on my merry way (leaving through the airport). I know of other people who have overstayed for years, and similarly, had no problems. If you're talking about making a border hop, and plan on returning immediately, you...
by LiveInPeru
Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cranberry
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: Cranberry

H2OLilly had the right answer - picked them up at Fasa right near my house. Quite a bit more expensive than I would like, but that's what I get for forgetting to buy them when I was in the US.
by LiveInPeru
Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cranberry
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: Cranberry

Thanks, everyone.

Online, it says that GNC should have them, we'll check it out today, if not I'll probably find someone on Mercado Libre.
by LiveInPeru
Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cranberry
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Cranberry

Anyone know where or if cranberry capsules or tablets are available?
by LiveInPeru
Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cutting water to 20 districts on Thursday
Replies: 18
Views: 1941

Re: Cutting water to 20 districts on Thursday

We had water all day in Miraflores, also, but the kid's school in Magdalena was without most of the day.
by LiveInPeru
Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

It's worked very well for the short time that we've had it, and did alleviate back pain. It's quite sturdy and rated for 140kg, If I remember correctly.

***My bad, checked the documentation - it's rated for up to 110kg.
by LiveInPeru
Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Re: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

We'd rather sell it all as a set. If I haven't sold it when it's closer to time to move, we'll probably be more inclined to splitting it up.
by LiveInPeru
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?
Replies: 13
Views: 3322

Re: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?

I appreciate your response but those are not free range, you can tell their unhealthy and confined from the light yellow color of their yolk and their lack of flavor, I wouldn't recommend those chickens or eggs to my worst enemy. I'm 100% sure they cause inflammation. We got eggs at the bioferia at...
by LiveInPeru
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: NY style Pizza
Replies: 35
Views: 10880

Re: NY style Pizza

chi chi wrote:I probably with cost you an arm and a leg as the food at Gaston's restaurants isn't democraticaly priced.



I found they charge the same price to everyone... seems democratic to me.
by LiveInPeru
Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: African food
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

Re: African food

Black eyed peas are known as frijoles castilla, and are sold in all the markets and supermarkets.
by LiveInPeru
Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

Selling Lots of Stuff Before Move

We've got a lot of things we're going to be selling over the next few weeks - I've made a list in facebook with the things that are available now. The list will be changing as we add to it (or subtract as things are purchased). http://goo.gl/Ts14n to see pictures/prices Listed right now - rice cooke...
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 24, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 5 best personal experience living in the Peru
Replies: 28
Views: 4857

Re: 5 best personal experience living in the Peru

1. Panaderias and pastelerias.
2. A more laid back lifestyle.
3. Almost everything can be delivered (Wong even delivers groceries!)
4. No car, no problem.
5. Friendly neighbors.
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 24, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Medical/Dental School in Peru
Replies: 2
Views: 658

Re: Medical/Dental School in Peru

I knew a doctor in the US who was from Peru. He said that he had to repeat medical school in order to practice in the US.
by LiveInPeru
Mon May 20, 2013 9:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: small restaurant business
Replies: 15
Views: 1501

Re: small restaurant business

Anticuchos are always good in a small place, a lot of your business can be 'take away'.
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 17, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best pollo a la brasa places to eat?
Replies: 20
Views: 9528

Re: Best pollo a la brasa places to eat?

I like Pardo's. The chicken is well seasoned and the fries are cooked how I like them. They also have amazing salads - try the delicia. A portion of chicharron de pollo is also worth it.
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 17, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Smoked fish.
Replies: 20
Views: 2667

Re: Smoked fish.

bacalao seco salado - cod dried and salted http://lima-lima.olx.com.pe/pescado-seco-salado-tipo-bacalao-iid-330458352 You can find an amazon river fish called Paiche dried and salted At the market of magdalena http://maps.google.com.pe/maps?hl=es-419&gs_rn=12&gs_ri=psy-ab&cp=14&gs_i...
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 17, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New fines for industrial polluters
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Re: New fines for industrial polluters

Good move.

Now if we could see some action being taken against littering...
by LiveInPeru
Fri May 17, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru cracks down on junk food in schools
Replies: 13
Views: 2526

Peru cracks down on junk food in schools

LIMA - Peru's president signed a new law Thursday designed to reduce child obesity by encouraging healthier eating habits in schools. The law regulates advertising for fatty foods and fizzy soft drinks in schools, the first step in a plan to ban some junk food altogether. Business groups, worried a...
by LiveInPeru
Tue May 14, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: great flight offers
Replies: 14
Views: 1422

Re: great flight offers

I just flew round trip Lima/Orlando for about $680 on LAN/Avianca. Surprisingly low price for a ticket bought for same day travel. The trip to Orlando was via Quito and San Salvador, so a long flight with boring layovers. The return was through Bogata, so not so bad.
by LiveInPeru
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Warning: tourist excursions in Tarapoto.
Replies: 3
Views: 886

Re: Warning: tourist excursions in Tarapoto.

Maybe I don't understand well your English, but I was sure you were warning people to be careful becuase this was happening, but then you said it doesn't ever happen? If it doesn't ever happen, why are you warning people of it? if you want to steal, scam or murder, then go to Lima. Everythings is al...
by LiveInPeru
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Looking for House to Rent
Replies: 5
Views: 973

Re: Looking for House to Rent

We are leaving a 3 bedroom, 2 bath smallish apartment in Miraflores, but we are right between a bus stop on Av. Arequipa and the Metropolitano. How many kids do you have and how old are they? We currently have two small dogs and a cat and have had no problems in this apartment with them. What kinds...
by LiveInPeru
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Warning: tourist excursions in Tarapoto.
Replies: 3
Views: 886

Re: Warning: tourist excursions in Tarapoto.

I thought that there was not crime in Tarapoto? I think I see you said it was "0%" in a nother place in this forum. Are ripping off tourists not a crime?
by LiveInPeru
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Mold
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

Re: Mold

I've seen several nice homes and depas available in La Molina recently for under $700 a month. My wife would like to live in this place, but it is too far from the schol my son goes to.
by LiveInPeru
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is it practical to rent unfurnished without a car?
Replies: 10
Views: 1972

Re: Is it practical to rent unfurnished without a car?

It's pretty easy to find small trucks for hire that will move furniture and appliances for you.
by LiveInPeru
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Safety for lone camper -- Marcahuasi and other places
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: Safety for lone camper -- Marcahuasi and other places

Chosica, Cieneguilla, and other spots out to the east of Lima are full of 'centros recreatcionales' where people go to camp. These spots were packed full over the Easter weekend - many were closing their doors. Our family went camping with a few of my futbol friends and their families, we got lucky ...
by LiveInPeru
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Looking for House to Rent
Replies: 5
Views: 973

Re: Looking for House to Rent

Thanks - while I appreciate the advice, it's not necessary - I've already got those sites and more bookmarked on the laptop. And actually, you're mostly wrong. Been renting in Lima with pets for many years. You've not been in the market around here much lately if you think you'll find anything habit...
by LiveInPeru
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Looking for House to Rent
Replies: 5
Views: 973

Looking for House to Rent

Hi - Looking for a House to rent (or apartment that permits pets) - $900/month maximum 3 bed, 2 bath minimum Access to a garden or park would be awesome. In Magdalena would be ideal, but within easy public transport access of the intersection of Javier Prado/Av. Brasil in Magdalena will suffice.

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