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by jvimage
Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 40
Views: 3550

Re: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

To clarify. The forward hold of an ATR72 is between the pilots cabin and passenger entrance. The question asked was: When the cargo part is totally loaded, can the cockpit crew get into the pax cabin if needed? The front cargo hold is actually separated by a small walk way that runs from the cockpi...
by jvimage
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 40
Views: 3550

Re: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

Flying isn't fun for dogs. Dogs are very scared when they are in the cargo hold. Dogs hear better than people so the aircraft noise is worser for them and then there´s the turbulence. They are always put in the FWD cargo hold as it's heated by the avionics compartment. If they are put in the AFT ca...
by jvimage
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 40
Views: 3550

Re: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

This is a human interest story that involves Peru and the weak, if non-existent so-called ex-pat "community". Perhaps Peru This Week or other non-grinch type media would take it from here or perhaps a Facebook page is in order to cause a happy ending to this story with a holiday theme. Th...
by jvimage
Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Re: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

Thanks to the Peru expats who responded to our request. I am glad to share that I just got back home with Lola last night. Got a good deal on AA and took the Wed red-eye to Lima, spent 3 days sorting things out and flew back Sat morning. All smooth sailing and just in time for Thanksgiving. Everyone...
by jvimage
Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 40
Views: 3550

Re: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

DSC_0143.jpg Thanks to the Peru expats who responded to our request. I am glad to share that I just got back home with Lola last night. Got a good deal on AA and took the Wed red-eye to Lima, spent 3 days sorting things out and flew back Sat morning. All smooth sailing and just in time for Thanksgi...
by jvimage
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

Lola.jpg Hello, Expats, Flying to Florida and want to make a cool $500 for the holidays? We are looking for someone who is flying to Miami, or Orlando on Lan, American or United over the next 2-3 weeks who wants to earn a minimum of $500 for bringing our Lab Lola home for the holidays. We will also...
by jvimage
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:05 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays
Replies: 40
Views: 3550

Make $500 bringing our dog home for the holidays

Lola.jpg Hello, Expats, Flying to Florida and want to make a cool $500 for the holidays? We are looking for someone who is flying to Miami, or Orlando on Lan, American or United over the next 2-3 weeks who wants to earn a minimum of $500 for bringing our Lab Lola home for the holidays. We will also...
by jvimage
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

argidd wrote:I wonder why my post was deleted. Look for Pet Wings, they may be able to help you.

Thanks, Argid, I checked with Pet Wings and their rates are pretty outrageous. We are still looking to have her come with someone.
by jvimage
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Re: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

That sure is a big dog kennel for a carry on. This message has a few red flags in it. Just saying... Yep, Nolenj. She certainly cannot fly in-cabin as carry-on. That's the whole reason for this post. To see if someone who is flying to Florida with either, United, American, US Air, Lan, etc. (not Je...
by jvimage
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in Peru
Replies: 488
Views: 189202

Re: Cost of living in Peru

My family of two and I moved to Lima in 2007 and finally returned home to the US April, 2014. We saw the cost of living double over the years. When we arrived in Lima we rented a 3 bedroom house with an office space (den) overlooking a big yard in quaint San Antonio, Miraflores, for $750 US. By 2011...
by jvimage
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: OLX? MercadoLibre?
Replies: 8
Views: 1133

Re: OLX? MercadoLibre?

Over the years both OLX and Mercado have worked well for me to sell high end items like photo/video equipment. Mercado will charge fees. Craigslist, Peru is gaining momentum but is not quite there yet. Also, posting in the Expat forums has been great to advertise a moving sale gearing up to leave Pe...
by jvimage
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Re: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

monicald wrote:Hi JV,

I will be traveling from Lima to Miami in late October. Please let me know if you are still looking for someone to fly Lola home.

Best,
Monica


HI Monica, when in October are you flying?
by jvimage
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Re: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

Hello, I took my dog from NY to Lima using United airlines Pet safe program. You can ship her with out being on the flight. I am not sure from Lima to the states but Check it out http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/animals/petsafe.aspx I am flying back to Ny if that is any help let me kn...
by jvimage
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

chi chi wrote:Nice dog. I hope you find anyone soon who can bring her home.

Thanks Chichi!! Pass the word.
by jvimage
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

Hi, I am bumping/re-posting this fresh because we have not been able to get our pet to fly with someone going to Florida in an airline that allows pets to be checked in as luggage. Read below. Thanks to all the people who responded but for one or another reason were unable to carry-out the task. Exp...
by jvimage
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Will pay to bring our pet Lola from Lima to Florida

Hi, I am bumping-re-posting this fresh because we have not been able to get our pet to fly with someone going to Florida in an airline that allows pets to be checked in as luggage. Read below. Thanks to all the people who responded but for one or another reason were unable to carry-out the task. Exp...
by jvimage
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Door to Door Fiasco
Replies: 2
Views: 1484

Re: Door to Door Fiasco

It is always better to go with a big name company for an international door to door move. Hamburg Sud, Maersk, Kuehne Nagel or Schenker are some big names operating in Peru. With smaller companies...especially smaller companies NOT based at destination....you are essentially taking a risk...not onl...
by jvimage
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Door to Door Fiasco
Replies: 2
Views: 1484

Door to Door Fiasco

Just a heads-up here. My family and I returned to live in the US after several years in Peru. We got several estimates from local companies for our move. We selected Door to Door because we got an "excellent" presentation from their sales rep. Señor, German Sorni. Well, in life, if it soun...
by jvimage
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Last 48 Hours-Moving Sale-All Must Go-
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Re: Going-Going-Gone-Moving Sale-All Must Go-New Items

Good morning, I would be interested in seeing some of the items you are selling, I live in Surco. Thank you Frances Clark Hi, Frances. come by today Saturday. Just let me know when you are planning on coming. Call, 991-772-665, or 647-2438, we are in Miraflores near Larcomar.
by jvimage
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Children's Books for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Re: Children's Books for Sale

In Miraflores, near Larcomar.
by jvimage
Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Children's Books for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Children's Books for Sale

$1 soft cover, $2 hard cover and large format. In good condition. More than 80 titles, including "read to me," learn to read, chapter books for elementary and middle school years Including: "I Spy Fantasy"" Dr. Seuss titles Ratatoille's "What's Cooking? A cookbook for k...
by jvimage
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Last 48 Hours-Moving Sale-All Must Go-
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Last 48 Hours-Moving Sale-All Must Go-

Moving Sale-Everything Must Go!! Everything reduced: Kitchen-Appliances- - Imaco veggie juicer - $15 - Thomas iron - $10 Comfort- - Macy's microfiber sofa (olive color) - $200 - Wall bookcase - $50 - Night stand - $10 Office/Work- - BB 9860 Torch (unlocked-no dings) - $140 - HP Laser p1102w (wireles...
by jvimage
Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: JVC Everio GZ-HD30 80 Camcorder Pro-Kit
Replies: 0
Views: 277

JVC Everio GZ-HD30 80 Camcorder Pro-Kit

Shoot great HD video - Light and Powerful Moving and selling camcorder pro-kit that includes: HD JVC Everio GZ-HD30 80 GB AVCHD High Definition Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom with battery, wall charger, cables + Azden High-performance (SMX-10) Stereo Condenser Microphone + GiSTEQ Flashmate F-160 + Ve...
by jvimage
Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: I need a good, used car!! Help me!
Replies: 22
Views: 1840

Re: I need a good, used car!! Help me!

Yeah I wrote him but he doesn't want to bring it to my mechanic so I obviously expect the worst when somebody is scared to bring a car to a mechanic. I guess I'll just keep waiting! Thanks for your help. Hi Estrella, Yep, I am not going to drive my car all the way to La Molina to be told maybe you ...
by jvimage
Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: I need a good, used car!! Help me!
Replies: 22
Views: 1840

Re: I need a good, used car!! Help me!

Yeah I wrote him but he doesn't want to bring it to my mechanic so I obviously expect the worst when somebody is scared to bring a car to a mechanic. I guess I'll just keep waiting! Thanks for your help. Yep, I am not going to drive my car all the way to La Molina to be told maybe you don't like it...
by jvimage
Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Volvo 850 GLE 1994
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Volvo 850 GLE 1994

1994 Volvo 850 GLE. 114,000 km, 5 cilinder 2.4 10 valve engine, automatic with economy and sport setting to get you out of tight spots in a hurry, ABS, all nice leather, electric windows, doors, mirrors, wide alloy rims, Alpine Stereo CD, ice cold a/c, driver and side bags. Runs like-new! $5,000 OB...
by jvimage
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Photography workshops in English and Spanish
Replies: 1
Views: 421

Photography workshops in English and Spanish

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION: AUGUST 23, 2013 Lima Foto Factory offers photography workshops in English and Spanish Located in the historic mansion of the Marquis de la Riva, Jiron Ica 426, in downtown Lima, Lima Foto Factory launches photography workshops starting August 31, 2013. (Limited enrollmen...
by jvimage
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Reduced $5,000 OBO - 1994 Volvo 850 GLE
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: Selling super solid 1994 Volvo 850 GLE

WOW! you took really good care of that car. should be a breeze to sell :D A superb car but beware the running costs are high, though well worth the ride. for an almost 20 year old car, maybe Nicolini would have interest. :D agreed that the replacement parts are high, but i tend to see lots of Volvo...
by jvimage
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Reduced $5,000 OBO - 1994 Volvo 850 GLE
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: Selling super solid 1994 Volvo 850 GLE

caliguy wrote:WOW! you took really good care of that car. should be a breeze to sell :D


Yeah, thanks! Love this car. Will get another Volvo when back in the mainland!
by jvimage
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Reduced $5,000 OBO - 1994 Volvo 850 GLE
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: Selling super solid 1994 Volvo 850 GLE

WOW! you took really good care of that car. should be a breeze to sell :D A superb car but beware the running costs are high, though well worth the ride. Volvo Parts in Lima nowadays substantially lower than 4 years ago. Almost the same as Japanese imports. My mechanic (Rafael Aldave-Aldave Motors)...
by jvimage
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Reduced $5,000 OBO - 1994 Volvo 850 GLE
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Price Reduced $5,000 OBO - 1994 Volvo 850 GLE

Gearing up to go home. Selling 1994 Volvo 850 GLE -114,000 km (70,900 miles). Solid Volvo - perfect expat car for Lima. 2nd owner, bought it from a retired doctor in San Isidro. Always garaged. Powerful In-line 5-cylinder DOHC engine, 10 valve, automatic, ice cold a/c, all nice leather, power-steeri...
by jvimage
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Reduced - Nikon D80 For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Price Reduced - Nikon D80 For Sale

Selling a Nikon D80 10.2 MP. camera kit. No longer need it, taking-up space. $500 USD Includes body,two lenses, 18-55mm G II, f5.6, and 55-200mm f4-5.6 telephoto, charger w/2 batteries, 2 Nikon UV filters, camera bag, USB cable, Capture Nikon NX software, user manual and 2 GB card. Features 10.2 Meg...
by jvimage
Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: sold
Replies: 42
Views: 3957

Re: moving sale

Hi,

Do you by any chance have a veggie juicer??

Thanks,

George
by jvimage
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale

OK, sure. Give me a call to coordinate. 991-772-665. We are leaving town Tuesday, so tomorrow Monday is the last day.
by jvimage
Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale

We are in San Isidro by El Olivar, close to Santa Cruz and Pardo y Alia
by jvimage
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Bedroom set Sony TV and stand for sale

Hello, Bedroom set and TV with stand for sale looks-new-condition - leaving town must sell by Monday July 30th: $850 soles - (paid $2000 soles) Includes full size (plaza doble) Dreamer Posturepedic mattress, box spring base with legs and wheels, Mission Style wood headboard and matching night stand....
by jvimage
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for full-time maid
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Re: Looking for full-time maid

Thanks, We went with a flat fee-for service agency called, Asiste Luciana, in San Borja. We interviewed 3 candidates and decided on a 36 year old woman named Hilda. The agency provides a file on each person that includes; current police background and health certificate, work references, copy of DNI...
by jvimage
Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for full-time maid
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Looking for full-time maid

Hi, We are looking for a full-time maid for cooking, cleaning, laundry and dog walking. Must be honest, neat, willing to learn new ways of cooking (vegetarian/raw) aside from criollo food, and not afraid of keeping company with a big friendly Labrador. We are a family of 2 adults, a civilized 13 yea...
by jvimage
Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Terrorism in Peru... still
Replies: 60
Views: 6928

Re: Terrorism in Peru... still

Well, chi chi, thanks. The problem is not that a feeble old woman gets to the head of the line before me. The problem is that I see 50/60-something women with attitudes doing whatever they feel they deserve, and doing it with no regard for anyone else. A little old lady with a cane is not my idea o...
by jvimage
Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Items for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Re: Items for sale

Hi, Do any of the DVD players have HDMI video out? Thanks, George
by jvimage
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Reduced prices moving sale-going-going...
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: Reduced prices moving sale-going-going...

fabian wrote:Hi,

I saw some courtains in your pix. What are the dimensions and price?
Thnx.



Hi Fabian, They measure 43 inches wide x 7 feet long. Price is $20 e/a and have 4 of them. Call me if interested 991-772-665
by jvimage
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: 01 furnished bedroom for rent - Miraflores
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Re: 01 furnished bedroom for rent - Miraflores

I have 01 furnished bedroom available in my house for rent in Miraflores. Furnished, appliances and bedding. We are walking 02 block distance to malecon Cisneros and all the Miraflores parks. shared kitchen and bath. The rent is 560 soles per month . Let me know if you are interested. Pictures avai...
by jvimage
Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Terrorism in Peru... still
Replies: 60
Views: 6928

Re: Terrorism in Peru... still

Changes are possible. France was used to be one of countries with the worst driving behaviour and high accident rates. But it's changed a lot. People keep to speed limits and stop at pedestrian crossing now. Higher fines, alcohol checks and speed cameras can do a lot. Yes, change is possible. Howev...
by jvimage
Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Terrorism in Peru... still
Replies: 60
Views: 6928

Re: Terrorism in Peru... still

It seemed to be getting a little better the times I've been there Not sure about traffic getting better in Lima. Last vehicle census in 2011 showed over 2.5 million registered vehicles roaming the streets. Registered means legally in circulation, and does not take into account the thousands, maybe ...
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Terrorism in Peru... still
Replies: 60
Views: 6928

Re: Terrorism in Peru... still

Yep, Lima traffic sucks. At the root of the problem are: 1. A corrupt national police force 2. No traffic court system There's just no institutional memory of ever having had public road order, and there’s no point of reference of an organized system of credible traffic law enforcement. It has never...
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying a computer screen... Help
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Buying a computer screen... Help

Hey there. I am needing to get a higher quality computer screen to connect to my laptop for video and photo editing. Rather than spending 40 hours finding a place that has a decent price I am looking for some help. I know places like Hiroaka can be great... but that is generally for complete packag...
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Furnished room for rent in Miraflores
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Re: Furnished room for rent in Miraflores

Hello everyone, I have available a furnished room with bedding with permanent hot water, it has wi-fi, water, light, gas, etc and it has permanent security. Availability of kitchen, laundry and common areas. The location is excellent close to the beach , very quite and beautiful place. USD 200 per ...
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: room available in Miraflores - excellent Location
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: room available in Miraflores - excellent Location

I am renting one room in my duplex apartment located in Miraflores. The apartment has a great location. It close to Larco Mar, from restaurants, markets, banks, farmer’s market, etc. It is also very close to several options of public transportation. The apartment has lots of advantages and very nic...
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: looking for roommate
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: looking for roommate

Hi, I am looking for a workspace/studio rather than a bedroom. A bottom floor finished garage, or other type room will work. $200 a month is ok. I also live in Miraflores. Let me know. George
by jvimage
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Reduced prices moving sale-going-going...
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: Reduced prices moving sale-going-going...

pelirojaperuanac wrote:I am interested in the table, bean bag chair and the cd/dvd racks. please let me know if they are still avaialble! 975-070-991


Hi, just checked the posting. Give me a call TR to coordinate.

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