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by jumpinjack
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: kimkim- Lima job opening! (travel specialist)
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: kimkim- Lima job opening! (travel specialist)

How much is the pay?
by jumpinjack
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 15
Views: 296

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

69roadrunner wrote:Nothing wrong with dreaming, I guess. We shall see.

Yeah "Hope and Dream".
by jumpinjack
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 25
Views: 481

Re: How can I get my package?

So you will ask a friend to risk federal prosecution by mailing contraband across state lines? CBD oil is legal in all states and can be mailed across state lines. What part of mailing across state lines do you not understand? USA to Peru crosses several international state lines. Seems to be a que...
by jumpinjack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Looking for a job in Lima (Business Intelligence/Data Governance/Risk Management/Planning and Control...)
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: Looking for a job in Lima (Business Intelligence/Data Governance/Risk Management/Planning and Control...)

Hi everybody! I'm Laura, italian, 28 years old and in love with Lima so I'm desperately trying to find a job in Lima I studied Economics and Finance and I have been working in the Banking/Financial sector (big banks) for more than 5 years : - Business Intelligence / Analytics /Statistics /etc. - Da...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Sports bars in Lima?
Replies: 20
Views: 8694

Re: Sports bars in Lima?

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

Interesting. I had to look up Ausie football. I always thought Ausie football was like American football, just a different field size and minor rule differences like Canadian football.
Looks more like Rugby to me.
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 25
Views: 481

Re: How can I get my package?

Update on package containing CBD oil: 1. Finally received mail from customs telling why they are holding my package. 2. Finally had a phone #, but no one answers from 11 am to 3:15 pm (must be taking a long lunch). 3. From the internet find that there could be substantial fees if package is not pic...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Not sure if I spell it right chela (beer) with friends.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgys7Rjdw3Y
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

Does anyone know how much it costs to build with timber in Peru? I recently visited a jungle eco-lodge in the Peruvian Amazon (Pucallpa area) and am now curious to identify a cost estimate to buildings in timber. I am working on putting a business plan together for the development of a eco-lodge. S...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Well Glory Be you finally paid attention!!!! You should take a lil Miller Time once in a while. That "taza de cafe pasado". Coffee, it would seem, looking at you, to make one uptight, overly excitable and a bit supercilious. BTW this is not a coffee thread either, you may want to direct me...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

That is a US website ! ! ! Sorry but I have no way to check its prices because have no account with them.. But as you wrote..... , $3.33 per pound sound a bit overpriced.. One question my friend. Do you drink coffee in Peru, other than the "Nescafe instant coffee" ? Yes it is a US site. W...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

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

Smart move where would that be? Got a link? lol :wink:
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

windsportinperu wrote:
jumpinjack wrote:Nope no plans. Did I give that impression?


Well, you are who put that link about imported Colombian coffee sold in Perú

Have no idea what you are taking about. Are you in the correct thread?
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

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 Thanks, just as you hope I forget you did not answer, but I prefer the Miller Time. Coffee, it woul...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Nope no plans. Did I give that impression?
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

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

Jumpin, in spanish the word "criminal" is frequently used as "murderer" as well. You might search these two Spanish words in google "criminal" + "mato" or "criminal" + "asesino" Hope this helps to prove that my knowledge of spanish is pris...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

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

windsportinperu wrote:Formidable, You are right. . My confusing comes from the fact that in Spanish the word "criminal" is usually consider as "asesino" or murderer in English.

Now what flavor of Spanish is that? Love to see that dictionary reference. lol
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

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

Maybe they will bring their cattle with them and knowledge so we can have some decent beef.
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Well stay with your opinions, I stay with facts and I do not suffer from any afflictions you name.
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 25
Views: 481

Re: How can I get my package?

So you will ask a friend to risk federal prosecution by mailing contraband across state lines?
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Just check the stock market you will find the stocks are no where near crappy, they are gold. You can find that food all over the world. Can you say the same of food from your side of the fence?
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

windsportinperu wrote:Cafe Altomayo, 500 grms - 16 ounces for 12 soles about 3.4 usd

https://www.plazavea.com.pe/cafe-tostad ... lsa-500g/p

Close but no banana. $3.33 per pound
https://www.costco.com/Kirkland-Signatu ... 61434.html
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Once again, sorry I offend thee. Maybe you should loosen up a bit and not be so uptight and try something new. Of course we will have different taste, we grew up on different sides of the fence. Doesn't mean my side or your side is better, I am only trying to relate to a fellow American, from the sa...
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: US Social Security while living in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: US Social Security while living in Peru

ok, thanks for that. So they tax heavily any money you pull from a bank? Do you know what that rate is? To save some FEES you can open a bank account in Peru and have direct deposit from the US but you need a bank account and to have a bank account you need legal resident status a tourist visa will...
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: US Social Security while living in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: US Social Security while living in Peru

Didn't I make that clear "fees" and not taxes?
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

I am sure it is good, it better be because it costs about twice as much as I would pay for the coffee I enjoyed in the US.
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: US Social Security while living in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: US Social Security while living in Peru

Not sure whose hands are on the fees. It has been a while since I now have a bank account but it is somewhere north of 5%. Another thing to watch, those fees often times do not show the additional fees your bank will charge you have to wait for your statement for that shock.
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 371

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Nope never heard of it, then again I do not speak Spanish nor am I experienced as you think you are. I can only offer up my experience. As I said, I rarely drink coffee in a restaurant or otherwise. Sorry I seem to have offended you.
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Dairy in Arequipa
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

BTW coffee, you'd think Peru has the best coffee at democratic prices, I have found that just not to be true, I can only guess it is because most locals just don't drink coffee around these parts and the good stuff gets exported and the stuff in the stores has sat on the shelf for quite a while. I r...
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 25
Views: 481

Re: How can I get my package?

A friend from the US sent me a package using USPS of CBD oil (legal in Peru) & TUMS (not available in Peru). Customs now has the package (see below), but they provide no info (or phone #) how to pick up the package. Hoping someone can provide advice on how to proceed; what is "LIMA COLIS&q...
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: US Social Security while living in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: US Social Security while living in Peru

filmsmurf wrote:It seems to me that the Peruvian government wouldn't really have any way to monitor or tax that income. Are there any tax implications that we aren't thinking of?

Every time you you stick that ATM card into an ATM, along with a hefty fee.
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Dairy in Arequipa
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Evaporated milk, get used to it.
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

You mention 'local common markets' and chicken in particular. Are they like the open air markets found elsewhere in Peru? The chicken is usually hung on a hook out in the open, obviously not refrigerated, open to all passing vermin and insects. You are suggesting this is better chicken? Better than ...
by jumpinjack
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 295

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

Uhhhh, I don't think one would actually pay each Peruvian. Just provide for the good of the residents. Sanitary conditions, for a start and clean water, etc. Jeez What a cop out
by jumpinjack
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Have you been to any of the super markets? Yeah they are big but they have very little an American would like. What we do like is usually expensive. Ya want a steak? No comprende. Ya want milk? It is this stuff in a quart size box that's NOT refrigerated. You toss it in the refer and wait until it i...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION
Replies: 6
Views: 221

Re: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION

Plastic bottles could be considered for banishment also and not just because they pollute the environment. Could be trouble for countries that have to buy bottled water because the water pumped into our homes is next to poison. https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/05/health/microplastic-particle-ingestion-st...
by jumpinjack
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Crime in Tarapoto in the Jungle
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: Crime in Tarapoto in the Jungle

That is why they call it the 'jungle'.
by jumpinjack
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Touring by bike
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: Touring by bike

You do not mention the climb and what that was like, now that is what really worth mentioning. Or did you get a ride to the top? He mentions that it was a downhill. Pretty standard for these tours. You avoid the grunt, but get the views and the rush of the descent. I did something similar in Huaraz...
by jumpinjack
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Touring by bike
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: Touring by bike

You do not mention the climb and what that was like, now that is what really worth mentioning. Or did you get a ride to the top?
by jumpinjack
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 681

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

woodchuck wrote:Great Song - thanks.
Enjoyed the VW vans; I had a 69 VW camper van that was painted with hippie colors & curtains.

Isn't this a bit off topic?
by jumpinjack
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 681

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

To answer your questions: * I never said we don't have access to the pool. * The pool is shared by the 16 owners of the cottages (we own 2 cottages) * We have already been forced to pay for a new pump (not cheap) or not have use of the pool * Intimidation can take many subtle forms (multi-millionai...
by jumpinjack
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 681

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

What has he done to intimidate you and the 13 others? Seems to me 14 sales contracts, to show a judge, would carry a lot of weight in satisfying your situations. One more question. How do you know he can find a judge to bribe?
by jumpinjack
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Sending expensive cell regeneration meds from US.
Replies: 5
Views: 272

Re: Sending expensive cell regeneration meds from US.

Even over the counter items such as vitamins can be stopped by customs when shipped by courier and they ask the recipient to present a prescription from a Peruvian doctor at the offices of the DIGEMIN. It's a huge hassle and would be especially so in this case, since it is experimental and a doctor...
by jumpinjack
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Lima at spot 121 in the Mercer "COST OF LIVING CITY RANKING"
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Re: Lima at spot 121 in the Mercer "COST OF LIVING CITY RANKING"

windsportinperu wrote:P.S. The main problem in Lima = traffic

And decent cuisine unless rice and chicken is what will sustain you.
by jumpinjack
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Unaccompanied minors traveling
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: Unaccompanied minors traveling

I have my son who is going to visit family in Lima, Peru. He is a US citizen that is 11 years old and will be traveling alone and received by family. He will stay only 6 weeks which is within his allowable tourist VISA limits. He will then fly back alone after his visit. The immigration website say...
by jumpinjack
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Buying a golf cart (split from: Peruvian Golf Courses)
Replies: 5
Views: 404

Re: Peruvian Golf Courses

I am not a golfer as I have a football injury to both of my shoulders. I am looking for a golf cart to get around the huge development where we have 2 cottages in Huaral. Also to go into Huaral (12 miles away) for my wife who doesn't master stick shift. I'm betting you will have better luck finding...
by jumpinjack
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Milco the Mascot
Replies: 10
Views: 506

Re: Milco the Mascot

Well you are almost right. Caricatures ARE inspired by real things, not usually. Caricatures are not as similar as live horses and lizards are, as you stated.
by jumpinjack
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Milco the Mascot
Replies: 10
Views: 506

Re: Milco the Mascot

windsportinperu wrote:All kind of Horses look like similar, same thing for lizards - lagartijas :)

But not all caricatures.
by jumpinjack
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to begin...LDR w/ Peruvian Woman...
Replies: 16
Views: 1034

Re: Where to begin...LDR w/ Peruvian Woman...

Irish925 wrote:Hello JumpinJack...IDK = I dont know :D

Hello Irish,
Thanks. I guess a man of so few words would be prone to use abbreviations.
Cheers

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