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by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Elegant old Home to share in Magdalena del Mar
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Elegant old Home to share in Magdalena del Mar

Nice Location and beautiful well-maintained House..
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: According to European Union, Peruvians are considered Excellent Workers !
Replies: 0
Views: 50

According to European Union, Peruvians are considered Excellent Workers !

Peruvians are considered to be hard-worker and disciplined in several European Countries as Spain, Italy, Netherlands, etc. Another good characteristic is that they have the ability to adapt to the new place very easily. It was said by Irene Horejs, a high member of the EU It was also confirmed by t...
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

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

Formidable 1 wrote:Where can Cafe Mistico be purchased?


Not exactly that name, but there are several sellers of "cafe organico" in olx..

https://www.olx.com.pe/nf/search/cafe%20organico
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

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

woodchuck wrote:I remember 4-5 years ago TUNKI coffee was winning global awards.
Where can Tunki coffee be purchased?


Hello Wood, it is sold at mercadolibre.

https://listado.mercadolibre.com.pe/otr ... idas/tunki

Let's us know what was your experience with the great variety..
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

JimboJohn wrote:Thanks for the feedback! It's been helpful! I've managed to find a number of aserraderos online.


You are Welcome !,

If you have any data or experience about your project to share with us, will be welcome
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

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

There are some few high quality coffee producer in Peru and they sold in the local market.

To anyone who is interested in learning more, could visit Ferias de Productos Agropecuarios that are organized regularly along the year..

ExpoCafe is also a good place to know more
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

Lima, is in a subtropical region. Those "polillas" as are named everywhere in Peru, are in fact Termites They are very aggressive. During the summer time they fly everywhere and find the minor spot where to live and eat low quality woods. Only tropical hardwoods are free from the plague. U...
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

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,
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

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 after...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

After all , my appreciation that you have a good sense of humor was correct :)

What is a lil Miller Time ?
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

part 2... As far as I remember, Madera in Perú is sold as pie-cubico (cubic-foot) It would be recommendable you to ask the seller from Pucallpa, what types of woods are good for building there, where rain + insects are abundants ! Remember that with some tropical woods is only possible to drill and ...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

I hope someone who lives in Pucallpa could give you a better approach... in the meanwhile, just an introduction: Here in Lima for timber is used "pino radiata", a low quality wood imported from Chile. it is "eaten" by "polillas" , an small insect who lives inside the wo...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Yes 3.33 a pound next to the Altomayo example you provided at 3.40 per pound. Anything else? but in Peru the price is 3.4 usd per 500 grams (not per pound) And considering that 1 pound = 453 grms (not 500 grms) Applying simply mathematics 3.4 usd/500grams x 453 grams/pound = 3 usd per pound (cost i...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

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" ?
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Jumpin, I would be very glad to talk about coffee, but in the respective thread... I do not want to break any rules here..
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

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


Well, you are who put that link about imported Colombian coffee sold in Perú
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Point taken.. Murder rates per 100,000 inhabitants per country :

Venezuela 57.10
Colombia 26.50
Peru 7.20
Argentina 6.50

http://worldpopulationreview.com/countr ... y-country/
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

jumpin, in case of you want to buy imported coffee from Colombia to Peru, just to prove that Peruvian coffee is expensive, then you are right :D
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Uruguay is a very small country to cope with Argentinians problems. They are affected by what happens in Brazil and Argentina In Chile are more than 1,000,000 migrants , people are against more migrants, because medical services and others services are collapsing Europe is not in good situation, as ...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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 prist...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Alan, me too. I cannot understand why they voted for a proven rotten party as kirchnerismo Toledo received a bribery of about 30 millions of dollars and he is in the process of going to jail for that crime But for Kirchner's family was 120,000 millions of dollars ! ! ! ! ! This is 4,000 times more t...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 217

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

As far as I know all the new infrastructure will be given and administrated by their respective "Federaciones"

Probably Raquetball is going to be administrated by the "Federación de Squash" they could have a better answer to your questions.

https://squash.pe/
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Formidable, You are right. Crimes are robberies + murderers + everything else as drugs smuggling, extortionist, etc, . My confusing comes from the fact that in Spanish the word "criminal" is usually consider as "asesino" or murderer in English. Murders made by Venezuelans are a u...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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

Formidable, I don’t have statistics, but have just read an article in Spanish where Argentina seem to be high in robberies rates the last years, but still low in crimes (killing people)

http://www.momarandu.com/amanoticias.ph ... 0&c=172377
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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 ren...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

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 windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 187

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Jumpin, on my side, the conversation with you is far away from being offensive, on the contrary it is nice and welcome In my humble opinion, long term eating Mc-Donalds and Pizzas creates undernourishment , high level of cholesterol, etc. I use to eat Pizzas and thing you use to eat, but only a few ...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 187

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

You are not offending, Jumpin... On the contrary, it is a good for me, to try to understand your point of view.

IMHO, that kind of food is considered crappy in both sides of the "fence", but, we are free to eat whatever we want, indeed...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 187

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

So I survive on Big Macs and Whoppers and the occasional chicken joint. Oh, and pizza ... :o jumpin, Peru has one of the best collection of food of the World: Quinoa, Kiwicha, Big Tasty Corn, wonderful potatos, camotes, healthy organic meat, big variety of beans, organic sugar, an astonishing amoun...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

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

https://www.plazavea.com.pe/cafe-tostad ... lsa-500g/p
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

jumpin,

We also might get a coffee brand as "CAFETAL"everywhere, it is not so good as recently ground coffee, but better than Nescafe
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

jumpin, sorry if my comments makes you think that I was offended Coffee in Peru is not as popular as in Colombia It is very popular to drink a cup of coffee - cafe pasado - with a tasty "sandwich de chicharron con camote" ... There are several places we can get recently ground coffee grain...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

jumpin , Your level of misinformation amaze me.

Coffee in Peru is very cheap. Peru is one of the top coffee producer in the World.

There are a lot of place where you can get a real cup of coffee obtained from grains of coffee . Have you heard the name "taza de cafe pasado" ?
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 217

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

Neven ilic, The President of Panam Sport said that this was the greatest ever seen organization of all the events ! :o
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 266

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Try "Leche Fresca de Vaca" it is the milk recently obtained from the Cow . In Arequipa, try in the outskirts of the City

Just boiled it and drink with "cafe pasado" - tasty !
by windsportinperu
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 217

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 t...
by windsportinperu
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 217

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

Formidable, Both Videos add up 5 hours, but you answer takes on 15 minutes ? :D USA is as always at the top of Medals in most of the Sports.. Peru has made its best participation in Games like that. The good news is that all the New Infrastructure will provide of new places for people to practice mo...
by windsportinperu
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Pan American Sport 2019 Inauguration and Closing Ceremony - Just Amazing !
Replies: 15
Views: 217

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
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Museum of Hats in Peru - Sombreros - Amazing variety of Forms and Styles !
Replies: 4
Views: 91

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

Formidable 1 wrote: ... but not good for being out in the sun.


You are right... but what Do you think about this one in Celendin, Cajamarca... ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLb4xN8OFuI
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Museum of Hats in Peru - Sombreros - Amazing variety of Forms and Styles !
Replies: 4
Views: 91

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/m ... 27?foto=10
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: PLASTIC BAGS ACTION

Hello WIracocha. It is a good news to use less plastic bags at supermarkets. Here in my district, We have been recycling plastics + metal cans + paper + cardboards, a long time ago... probably 6 or more years. Once per week there is a truck and pick up the collected bags during the morning. Hope wil...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

Moral: Do not let our Paradise to be lost, for nothing

Peace of mind ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnygM27ELR4
by windsportinperu
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 22 High Class New Hotels will be built in Peru !
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: 22 High Class New Hotels will be built in Peru !

Plus ... the Home-Beach at Marina Coast in Mancora , Piura !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMszrzcBML0
by windsportinperu
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: UK Electrician seeking Expat life
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: UK Electrician seeking Expat life

Just an idea :idea: Try to specialized in some specific areas in the Electricity Industry You might investigate more about the last minute technologies that are required in Peru Maybe contacting some British Companies and saying to them that you speak spanish and would like to take their technology ...
by windsportinperu
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 22 High Class New Hotels will be built in Peru !
Replies: 1
Views: 108

22 High Class New Hotels will be built in Peru !

No doubt that the great International Hotels Networks, want to invest in Peru Twenty-two new 4 and 5 stars Hotels will be build here ... The total sum = 789 millions usd Hilton Museum, Vista Mar, Hilton Garden Inn, New Sheraton in Cusco, InkaTerra, IHG (Intercontinental Hotel Groups), etc etc https:...
by windsportinperu
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

Thanks Formidable, Let try this another one:

"Las cuentas claras mantienen la amistad"
by windsportinperu
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

It is common sense to pay your share of the cost for the new pump for the pool that you are already using or are going to use

Moral: "no hagas una tormenta en un vaso de agua"

I would like to know the english translation of the above phrase

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