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by Formidable 1
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: CBD oil
Replies: 14
Views: 161

Re: CBD oil

More info on CBD oil: "While many people see benefits after just a day or two of taking CBD, everyone is unique, so the benefits you experience during the time you take Organica Naturals CBD will vary based on your individual response to the type of CBD (Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, Zero Hig...
by Formidable 1
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

Formidable, I have good news for you. Peru is not part of that Powder Keg and it not going to explode and probably Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay are not going ... too Bolivia has expelled a dictator as Evo Morales Colombia has made a good work controlling vandals Venezuela, no comments Ecuad...
by Formidable 1
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

You never know, Peru could be next. It is my desire that Chile will find a way out to that tragic situation. Formidable, I invite you to stay in the positive side of the spectrum, as well See how Colombia is managing their national strike. They love their country and are wise enough to not fall int...
by Formidable 1
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

windsportinperu wrote:
Unfortunately due to unforeseeable circumstances


Oh, you mean this?
You never know, Peru could be next.

https://www.vox.com/world/2019/10/29/20 ... are-pinera
by Formidable 1
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: The price of beer?

Here's a good read on the Peru beer market...

https://www.flandersinvestmentandtrade. ... u-2018.pdf
by Formidable 1
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: We are moving to Peru! Should we bring our items or buy new one in peru ?
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: We are moving to Peru! Should we bring our items or buy new one in peru ?

Keep only things that are near and dear.
Too much of a hassle trying to import it all.
by Formidable 1
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: I'm looking to hire a driver
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: I'm looking to hire a driver

Hi, I currently live in Lima and I'm looking to hire a driver. Working hrs will be 7am to 6pm on weekdays. Most Saturdays will be off but if required need to be available. Please send me a message if you know someone who would be interested. Thank you, Best regards, Dhanushki What kind of vehicle? ...
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tacna
Replies: 7
Views: 150

Re: Tacna

Thanks for opening this thread. Interesting! What I remember about my visit there was the heat! I can't remember the month, but the experience is burned (haha) into my memory. It's a very arid zone with lot's of commerce and clinics and such, though. They have recently made some legal changes that ...
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Overproduction of Electricity in Peru could be exported to Chile and Ecuador !
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Overproduction of Electricity in Peru could be exported to Chile and Ecuador !

As we know, Peru has a huge range of Mountains and this has a Great Potential in the Production of Electricity obtained from HydroPower Plants The Country has had in increased of 186% in the last 20 years and now We have a surplus in Electricity Neighbor Countries as Chile and Ecuador have a Shorta...
by Formidable 1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 26
Views: 545

Re: How can I get my package?

carloso wrote:That's a damned shame. I did some digging around and found out that some people in Centro are selling what they claim to be CBD oil :roll: :D


Could have been a valid claim.
If you didn't buy and try any, then you don't know.
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 239

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Oh....ok.....maybe you can enlighten us. Your comments are somehow funny , It is just my point of view Inflation, Economic Growth, Prudent Expending of the Public Money (Fiscal Surplus), etc. are better indicators of a Healthy Economy Argentina has a long tern tradition in Expending more than they ...
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 239

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

If we see the South-American context, 20 or more years ago, Brazil and Argentina were the best place for technical careers, Still is... "Buenos Aires, Argentina: Home to one of Latin America’s most vibrant venture capital ecosystems, Buenos Aires has a wealth of IT talent and tech companies in...
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: South American Pensions
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: South American Pensions

69roadrunner wrote:Uruguay and Chile at the top Peru and Bolivia at the bottom.

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/the- ... n-america/


No wonder why there's so many beggars out on the streets of Peru.
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Japanese Guy, Peru where beautiful people live in a beautiful place
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Japanese Guy, Peru where beautiful people live in a beautiful place

windsportinperu wrote:Beautiful Video makes by a Japanese Guy...

I took the tittle of this thread from the description of his next video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GRSWaF4xNI


And surrounded by beautiful Venezuelans.
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 346

Re: Expat relocation

My friend can not afford the real estate prices in Cieneguilla plus I have been told there are issues with water (having to be delivered by tanker truck) vs. natural groundwater/wells. As I have friends in VMT, it would be worth exploring the neighboring towns & then coming back thru the mounta...
by Formidable 1
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?

Another very popular method among young lazy venezuelans is using children for begging. They use their own children to cause pitty in native peruvians. We peruvians are so naive and so supportive and they take advantage of these qualities. Some of them are renting children of another Venezuelans fo...
by Formidable 1
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 346

Re: Expat relocation

woodchuck wrote:I have a newly-retired friend in the US that will be relocating to Peru.
He is seeking a location that offers:
1. Sunny/warm weather year-round.
2. Within 2 hours of Lima.
3. Reasonable house/land prices.
Any help will be greatly appreciated (realtors welcome to reply).



Huaral.
by Formidable 1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: A mess in San Miguel...
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: A mess in San Miguel...

Had the usual look at house prices in Lima again on adondevivir the other day. I check the prices out every now and again and I still don't understand how the housing prices are so high or how they can justify the prices. The market really is insane. That crash has to come soon like it did in Spain...
by Formidable 1
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to Advertise to Find/Hire Local Housekeeper? Chaclacayo/Chosica
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Where to Advertise to Find/Hire Local Housekeeper? Chaclacayo/Chosica

The job sites I check regularly (with little luck :lol: ) are CompuTrabajo, Bumeran and Indeed. Add a .com.pe after each. If this is for your residence, as opposed to a business, then Alan said it better than I can. Ask your neighbors, put the word out, let it spread through the grapevine. You're l...
by Formidable 1
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost for Party in Lima
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Cost for Party in Lima

I'd figure 5-10 bucks a head.
So around $500-1500.
Or maybe you could find a menu buffet and go cheaper.
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Marriage / divorce in Peru
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: Marriage / divorce

If your wife finds out about that anchor, then you will be sunk. $$$
by Formidable 1
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Sports bars in Lima?
Replies: 20
Views: 8815

Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Wiracocha wrote:What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
Cheers,
W


The only real football is futbol.

Cheers!
by Formidable 1
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 423

Re: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")

Where can Cafe Mistico be purchased?
by Formidable 1
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

windsportinperu wrote:No serious worker in the building area, recommend Pino Radiata. They work with Tornillo or Cedro.

The situation gets works, when buying Furniture made of Pino Radiata,


When appropriately treated, there's no reason not to.
by Formidable 1
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

We have already used Pino Radiata during the construction of a wooden ceiling , pre-treated with costly "preservante de madera" , didn't work. The frist 2 or 3 years, everything looks fine. But after more years the beams began to be "picado" by "polilla". Actually afte...
by Formidable 1
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

P. radiata is a versatile timber; it is widely used for the full range of structural and decorative applications including framing, lining, glue laminated beams, veneer and plywood. When appropriately treated, it can be used for many exposed structural and non- structural applications. It is the mos...
by Formidable 1
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 26
Views: 545

Re: How can I get my package?

This is a "trial run" of a small amount of CBD oil. Maybe CBD oil will not offer me the benefits for my personal situation. I doubt the feds would get involved for a 10 day supply of a total of 30 grams. I am still confused why no Peruvian pharmacies carry legal CBD oil??? Contraband is c...
by Formidable 1
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Jumpin, thanks for your sudden interest in learning more about spanish, hope you do not forget the spanish phrase "taza de cafe pasado", this way your life in Peru will be more enjoyable :D Wrong thread, windy. The cafe discussion is here... http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic....
by Formidable 1
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

I don't think the situations in Argentina and Venezuela are comparable. Argentina's economy is much more diversified and is a richer country overall. Besides, if they do begin to leave the country , their first stops would be Chile and Uruguay. Also, they have closer ties with Europe. Sorry to see ...
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Last time I checked, robbery was a crime.
Serious one at that.
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Argentina and Peru have a long tradition of being good friends, not only at the Government Level, but also at person-to-person contact We love them, as they love us... so it's reciprocal Fortunately Argentina does not have high level of crimes, so I hope crimes will not be increased, but cost of re...
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Argentina has had an awful economic crisis, and it seem to be that President Macri will not find a solution... Devaluation of their money and high inflation, low salaries, etc. My guessing is that we will see in Peru, thousands and thousands of Argentinians in the Short Term https://www.theguardian...
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 26
Views: 545

Re: How can I get my package?

Maybe you ought to pay someone a few soles to pick it up just to be safe.
by Formidable 1
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Diet Coke
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Diet Coke

But now Coke Zero is being replaced. What's on the shelves might be the last of it. I'm a Pepsi man myself. https://www.businessinsider.com/coke-zero-is-being-replaced-by-coke-zero-sugar-2017-7 Interesting, but they specify the USA in the article, which doesn't necessarily mean Peru. "On Wedne...
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 423

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

YouTube has a video about Cafe Altomayo...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TIhY7W12o6A
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Diet Coke
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Diet Coke

But now Coke Zero is being replaced.
What's on the shelves might be the last of it.
I'm a Pepsi man myself.

https://www.businessinsider.com/coke-ze ... gar-2017-7
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of simple living in Lima
Replies: 5
Views: 271

Re: Cost of simple living in Lima

Okay got it.
But why Peru?
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 423

Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")

Nescafe.
Or as some call it, No Es Cafe LOL!
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why are realtors hard to find?
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: Why are realtors hard to find?

First you mentioned Cusco then Arequipa.
You sound indecisive on where to live.
Perhaps renting in an area would be the best strategy to make sure you like the area.
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of simple living in Lima
Replies: 5
Views: 271

Re: Cost of simple living in Lima

Hello, I'm going to move to Lima from Turkey at the end of next month and i'm trying to make some calculations regarding budget. I've been checking numbeo and expatistan but i'd like to also hear from people actually living there. Firstly, I'm not looking for living luxuriously, i will be cooking m...
by Formidable 1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !

A big whole paragraph talking about Toledo and Alan Garcia, was totally unnecessary. There was not even a hangover as was stated. People were not drunk or partying at night after the Games. The next day everything was as normal as during the days of the Games The pessimistic report did not mention ...
by Formidable 1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !

Not really when this is taken into consideration: "Peru’s largest ever sporting event came at price tag of about $1 billion. Organizers said that was about half as much as Toronto 2015 and that the project created world-class infrastructure for the 9 million residents of the Peruvian capital lo...
by Formidable 1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !

The Inauguration and Closing Ceremony of Pan American Sports 2019 in Lima were amazing It was inclusive of all Peru. All regions were depicted. Were colorful, interesting, emotional and funny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmVF2MRycEc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoSo7Y-T4no Sorry I couldn't fi...
by Formidable 1
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 305

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

You don't really need a car.
Considering gas and maintenance, that would be a big savings.

Cooking at home will save money but there's always menus/chifas if you want to take a break from it and they are cheap.
by Formidable 1
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Museum of Hats in Peru - Sombreros - Amazing variety of Forms and Styles !
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Museum of Hats in Peru - Sombreros - Amazing variety of Forms and Styles !

Most of Peruvians are totally unaware that Peru has a big tradition making Hats ... A good collection is at the Museum .. https://elcomercio.pe/somos/historias/museo-nacional-sombrero-peruano-sueno-dos-academicas-esplendida-coleccion-noticia-601127?foto=10 Those are okay if you're trying to make a ...
by Formidable 1
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION

A travesty to ban plastic bags.
They make great poop containers for the homeless.

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