Search found 172 matches

Go to advanced search

by Formidable 1
Wed May 22, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru

Peru has a good number of traditional dance as El Festejo, Danza de Tijeras, La Diablada, El Huayno, Huaylas, Vals Peruano, Wititi There is one of them that is by far the most elegant and beautiful: La Marinera https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OHb4jy2a0o Oh yeah, the napkin dance. Popular at weddin...
by Formidable 1
Wed May 15, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Re: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

Better to eat wild caught fish vs fish from a fish farm. Farmed fish are often fed corn, soy, or other feedstuffs that contain little or no omega-3's. This unnatural, high-corn diet also means some farmed fish accumulate unhealthy levels of the wrong fatty acids. Further, farmed fish are routinely d...
by Formidable 1
Tue May 14, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru

Who knows someone who has had a bad or traumatic experience in Peru? This one... http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7677 Thank you but that one doesn't help :( Re green card Is your friend trying to adjust status? If so then he/she needs to fill out the form and pay the fee.
by Formidable 1
Tue May 14, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru

Chino2056 wrote:Who knows someone who has had a bad or traumatic experience in Peru?


This one...
http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/vi ... f=1&t=7677
by Formidable 1
Fri May 10, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 343

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

"Yarr! ye don't seem to be from my parts. T'is thee sound a 69 Road Runner makes. Yer ignorance is fergiven." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pX56azPYytI My comment was aimed at Formidable's use of the word "dag"....nothing else.It's a rather common word in the Kiwi idiom. W[/qu...
by Formidable 1
Thu May 09, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 343

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

On the cooked chook theme here....in Feburary at my local Plaza vea (Los Olivos), because I spent a certain amount in my general shopping, the check-out sheila gave me a voucher to collect a cooked,hot chook from the hot food area for....wait for it....S/1.00 ...one Sole....couldn't resist telling ...
by Formidable 1
Wed May 08, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 445

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

The problem with a taxi is competing with a million others.
Plus running the risk of it getting stripped or stolen.
by Formidable 1
Wed May 08, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 445

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

Hey everyone, i was traveling in Lima and i fell inlove in this place, i really think there is a lot of business options there. I would like to get an ideas for a business, i have 50,000 sol (around 15,000$) or more that i can invest in a business. Or maybe even a partnership! Thanks :) An underwat...
by Formidable 1
Wed May 08, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Qualified EFL Teachers required
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Qualified EFL Teachers required

Private top university in Lima requires qualified native-speaker EFL teachers The new Language Center of one of the top universities in Lima is recruiting qualified native-speaker teachers of English. It is mandatory to live in Lima and have a valid work permit. Minimum Qualifications: Bachellor´s ...
by Formidable 1
Wed May 08, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 445

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

Hey everyone, i was traveling in Lima and i fell inlove in this place, i really think there is a lot of business options there. I would like to get an ideas for a business, i have 50,000 sol (around 15,000$) or more that i can invest in a business. Or maybe even a partnership! Thanks :) An underwat...
by Formidable 1
Wed May 08, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 445

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

Hey everyone, i was traveling in Lima and i fell inlove in this place, i really think there is a lot of business options there. I would like to get an ideas for a business, i have 50,000 sol (around 15,000$) or more that i can invest in a business. Or maybe even a partnership! Thanks :) An underwat...
by Formidable 1
Tue May 07, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 343

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

Huaral is perfect for us as we can be in Lima within 2 hours if we leave before the traffic is an issue Maybe we are going to be neighbors, because I am planning to buy a House in Santa Rosa or Ancon. In the future, there will be a new "Tren de Cercanias". It will connect Lima with Huacho...
by Formidable 1
Fri May 03, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Waste treatment plant in Cusco
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Waste treatment plant in Cusco

Are there other treatment plants up & running or anticipated in Peru? Peru has made a great effort the last years to clean up the Ocean and it is being done well, but it is needed to work more and more in provinces PTAR = Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas Residuales Lima cover 98% of all the waste...
by Formidable 1
Thu May 02, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Most livable cities in the world
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: Most livable cities in the world

Alpineprince wrote:I am thankful they have arrived in Peru and have brought their cuisine. I have a Shawarma once a week!


Filling our bellies with great grub is something we can all agree on.
After all, that's why we're here.
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: RING TONE ON CLARO CELL PHONE
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: RING TONE ON CLARO CELL PHONE

Wiracocha wrote:P.S Am now waiting for a beaut comment from Beep Beep !! :-) ha ha.


"The world's my home
When I'm mobile, ey woo, beep beep"
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 343

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

I guess that one advantage to living out in the boonies. Cheap chicken. - Clean(er) air - Cheap housing - Cheap veggies There are downsides, too, no doubt, but if you want to live a cheaper, quieter life, it's not a bad option. Yeah, one of those downsides living next to a chicken operation would b...
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Jesus Christ ate Cuy - Guinea Pig !
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Jesus Christ ate Cuy - Guinea Pig !

Yeah, and speaking of disgusting food back then John the Baptist ate bugs.
by Formidable 1
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: RING TONE ON CLARO CELL PHONE
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: RING TONE ON CLARO CELL PHONE

G'day all, Could someone, with a Claro cell phone , please advise me how to change the incoming call ring tone ? Well, IF it's possible, that is. :-) My cell phone is NOT a Smart nor I phone...just a cell phone. The standard ring tone is the same as heaps of other people and I never quite know if i...
by Formidable 1
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 343

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

I guess that one advantage to living out in the boonies.
Cheap chicken.
by Formidable 1
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Perú and the origin of Potato
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Perú and the origin of Potato




You'd figure with all those taters, they would have invented vodka.
But then again, Chile would have claimed that too.
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Communes in Peru?
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: Communes in Peru?

Does Peru have a history with communes/communal living? If so, are the communes still functioning or what happened? Do you know anyone who lived/lives in a commune in Peru? Thanks in advance for your help. Isn't that similar to a hostel? A bunch of unwashed backpackers sharing a toilet and shacking...
by Formidable 1
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Looking for roomates/recidence
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Looking for roomates/recidence

ElGato wrote: just be open minded 8)


1. Open minded




What do you mean be "open minded"?
by Formidable 1
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Average Life Expectancy for gringos
Replies: 6
Views: 1037

Re: Average Life Expectancy for gringos

WilburnDor wrote:Are chicha moradas like a fountain of youth or something? haha


Yeah, I like to bath in it.
by Formidable 1
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Interbank charges/fees.
Replies: 19
Views: 888

Re: Interbank charges/fees.

G'day Adrian, As of this week my Aussie Navy pension arrives in Soles to my Interbank account....mission accomplished. To top it all off, Interbank did not hit me with an International transfer cost(as was the case with Scotiabank)...which Interbank originally said could be approx' 75 Soles. The on...
by Formidable 1
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best way to cover yourself when using laborers
Replies: 5
Views: 242

Re: Best way to cover yourself when using laborers

Gee, Rudder.
That's a tough one.
The Venezuelans definitely need the cash but they could be axe murderers.
The locals could put up a stink and demand a higher pay.
Hard to say which way to go.
Sure wouldn't want to be in your moccasins.
by Formidable 1
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: International House Lima is Hiring Experienced Teachers of English
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: International House Lima is Hiring Experienced Teachers of English

International House are looking for highly professional and experienced teachers to fill part-time positions. Candidates should ideally hold a CELTA or equivalent qualification and have the drive and people skills to deliver a learning experience that exceeds students’ expectations. We have a well-...
by Formidable 1
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 564

Re: Tasa Anual 2019

I've been having the seem issue, I can't upload any pdf - have tried various browsers, older versions of pdf etc etc. The error message says "you must use .pdf format" as if it doesn't recognise the file format. Has anyone seen a written confirmation of abolishing the TAE? The Migraciones...
by Formidable 1
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegan Meetup?
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Vegan Meetup?

Hi, Are there veg food loving expats that would like to meet up? I know some expats and Peruvians in Lima but would like to meet more vegans or vegetarians. Let me know if you're interested! Maybe we could meet at a vegan restaurant in Lima. So none of the expats and Peruvians in Lima that you know...
by Formidable 1
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No one seems to know?
Replies: 18
Views: 1310

Re: No one seems to know?

woodchuck wrote:I wonder how the other Embassies (UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, etc.) handle this issue?


The same as Peru.
It's like roadie said "ignorance of the law is no EXCUSE!"

Go to advanced search

Login  •  Register