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by DAF
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying Organic in Bulk and Lima's Organic Farmer's Markets
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Buying Organic in Bulk and Lima's Organic Farmer's Markets

victmanu wrote:Universidad nacional Agraria La Molina ( UNALM )
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLXTA6AYAKE[/youtube]


Thanks victmanu I appreciate the link.
by DAF
Sat May 31, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying Organic in Bulk and Lima's Organic Farmer's Markets
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Buying Organic in Bulk and Lima's Organic Farmer's Markets

I have two questions, the first is: Where can I buy organic produce in bulk to save even more money than buying from the organic farmer's markets or Bioferia's, are there csa like programs in Lima or Co-op Stores in Miraflores or close by? I have been to Miraflores Bioferia and the prices are reason...
by DAF
Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lowest Cost Parcel Shipping From Fort Lauderdale US?
Replies: 0
Views: 336

Lowest Cost Parcel Shipping From Fort Lauderdale US?

I have a bunch of stuff just purchased from amazon and I was just wondering if their was an international shipping provider that charged less than the rate i'm currently paying ($5 a pound) through costamar. Costamar is airmail so I imagine it would be less expensive by boat? Would appreciate any ad...
by DAF
Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:33 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Kefir and/or kombucha starter cultures in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 2838

Re: Kefir and/or kombucha starter cultures in Lima

Arbol de la vida in miraflores next to the saturday bioferia has kombucha drink but you might want to call them to find out if it's in stock or perhaps they can point you to the right direction. Their location is https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mariano+Odicio/@-12.1222442,-77.0237788,17z/data=!3m1...
by DAF
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available

dryden wrote:is the bike still available?

Yes the bike is still available.

robin wrote:Hello,

I would like to know if the slow cooker is still available.

Thanks!


The slow cooker is not available anymore.
by DAF
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Moving Sale: Everything Must Go Before Dec 3 2013

Hi, I'm interested in the dehydrator. Could the re-wiring be done here in Lima? Thanks. Would like to speak to you further. Yes it could be rewired here in Lima but you would need to go to a real professional like a technical school student or someone with a formal education and one who offers a gu...
by DAF
Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Moving Sale: Everything Must Go Before Dec 3 2013

sadieinperu wrote:Hi. Is the camera lens still available?


Yes it is.
by DAF
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Moving Sale: Everything Must Go Before Dec 3 2013

Yes all three are
by DAF
Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Spiralizer
Replies: 5
Views: 1597

Re: Spiralizer

I'm actually moving back to Vancouver and I happen to have one that I bought from that exact same amazon link last year, i'l sell it to you for 25 bucks.
by DAF
Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Moving Sale: Everything Must Go Before Dec 3 2013

To view full picture, right click on picture and click on "open image in new tab"
by DAF
Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Moving Sale: High Quality Products Still Available

Update: My brother will be personally selling my things as I'm officially out of the country. He is just as knowledgable on the items for sale as I but I will still try to answer any questions through email. Take advantage of the offers, they won't last long as there is a lack of good quality Ameri...
by DAF
Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Good Barber/Hair Stylist for Long Male Hair in Miraflores?
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Good Barber/Hair Stylist for Long Male Hair in Miraflores?

I live in downtown miraflores, anybody have experience with a barber or stylist that cuts mens hair good, particularly long hair styles at a reasonable price?
I"m willing to travel around lima for a decent cut.
by DAF
Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: selling houshold items for travelling
Replies: 5
Views: 1180

Re: selling houshold items for travelling

Will you accept 15 for the rice cooker?
Does it have any scratches or stains?
by DAF
Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving - fridge, stove, toaster oven, and more!
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: Moving - fridge, stove, toaster oven, and more!

still have the rice cooker?
by DAF
Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Nutritionist will barter my time for home products/services
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Nutritionist will barter my time for home products/services

I like the idea of bartering because it's more ecological and let's face it, it's a lot more interesting than just handing over cash and so I"m willing to offer my time as a holistic nutritionist in exchange for: a desk/small table and an office chair a good blender a good food processor a recl...
by DAF
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: DESK FOR SALE
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: DESK FOR SALE

Forgot to check "notify me when a reply is posted" haha happens everytime.
by DAF
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: DESK FOR SALE
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: DESK FOR SALE

How much? Is it heavy? What are the measurements?
by DAF
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What location has Peru's best climate?
Replies: 17
Views: 4907

What location has Peru's best climate?

I am getting a little depressed from the lack of sun here in Lima and so I am looking for a new place to live to start my own farm as well. It seems as though Huanuco city has the country's best weather as it has sun year round and it's dry compared to Lima, however lacks green vegetation from what ...
by DAF
Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?
Replies: 13
Views: 3324

Re: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?

I appreciate your response but those are not free range, you can tell their unhealthy and confined from the light yellow color of their yolk and their lack of flavor, I wouldn't recommend those chickens or eggs to my worst enemy. I'm 100% sure they cause inflammation. We got eggs at the bioferia at...
by DAF
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: on sale FRIDGE, WASHER, KITCHEN, CHAIRS FOR TERRACE, LAMP -
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: on sale FRIDGE, WASHER, KITCHEN, CHAIRS FOR TERRACE, LAMP -

I'l take a chair for 30 soles
by DAF
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: how to say dill in peru?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

Re: how to say dill in peru?

Thank you all for your responses. I ended up getting some dried up dill at surquillo mercado numero uno for a homemade ranch sauce, exquisite. You can also plant dill from seeds (eBay). I had it in my backyard in Lima, it gives a lot during the first 1-2 years, then you need to plant the seeds again...
by DAF
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: looking for wheat grains for sprouting wheatgrass
Replies: 2
Views: 981

Re: looking for wheat grains for sprouting wheatgrass

Hey corazoncita they have organic wheatgrass at the bioferia on saturdays at parque reducto from 8am-3pm. One of the stands full of packaged grains and nuts also sells wheat at 6 soles for 1/2 a kilo if I can remember right, they would probably give you a discount for more. The Bioferia in La Molina...
by DAF
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Organic Reefer?
Replies: 2
Views: 435

Organic Reefer?

If anyone has organic reefer for sale i would be more than happy to connect. Drop me a private message. I live in MIraflores near el Malecon.
by DAF
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for Long Range Hunting Rifle
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Looking for Long Range Hunting Rifle

I'm looking for a long range hunting rifle under a thousand dollars. If anyone has a clue where to find one it would be helpful. Thanks
by DAF
Mon May 27, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?
Replies: 13
Views: 3324

Re: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?

I appreciate your response but those are not free range, you can tell their unhealthy and confined from the light yellow color of their yolk and their lack of flavor, I wouldn't recommend those chickens or eggs to my worst enemy. I'm 100% sure they cause inflammation.
by DAF
Sun May 26, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?
Replies: 13
Views: 3324

Free Range/Pastured/Wild Chickens and Eggs?

Does anybody have a source for free range, pastured or wild chicken meat and eggs?
by DAF
Sun May 26, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: how to say dill in peru?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

Re: how to say dill in peru?

gracias minos!
by DAF
Sat May 25, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: how to say dill in peru?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

how to say dill in peru?

what is the herb dill recognized as here in Peru? Also does anyone know where to get high quality ceylon cinnamon powder?
by DAF
Sat May 25, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Raw Milk
Replies: 4
Views: 1475

Re: Raw Milk

I've asked all bioferias and only one company was willing to sell me raw milk, the good thing is it's raw goat milk so it's easier to digest and it doesn't taste goaty like you might recognize from pasteurized goat dairy. Anyways the bioferia of surquillo is in front of el mercado no. 1 on sundays f...
by DAF
Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody know a good Hairstylist for long hair male cuts?
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Anybody know a good Hairstylist for long hair male cuts?

I'm looking for a good hairstylist who knows how to cut long male hairstyles, nothing pretentious just a person that knows and preferrably loves what he/she does, any recommendations?
by DAF
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Accommodation in Tarapoto
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

Re: Accommodation in Tarapoto

It's sunny all year round. Often in rains but that's only an hour or so a day.[/quote] Really only rains an hour or so a day? and it's sunny all year round? do you mean most days or all days it's sunny? I just looked up the temperature and some stats on Tarapoto and based on what i've read and what...
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in Peru
Replies: 488
Views: 192747

Re: Cost of living in Peru

Cost of Organic grass fed meat
lamb is 3 dollars a pound, beef is 3 dollars and 50 cents a pound, pork is 2 bucks a pound.

Location: Santa Anita Wholesale Market
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Accommodation in Tarapoto
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

Re: Accommodation in Tarapoto

How many days of sun do you get in Tarapoto? Because i'm looking for a vacation home.
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Massage Therapists
Replies: 20
Views: 21874

Re: Massage Therapists

by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Massage Therapists
Replies: 20
Views: 21874

Re: Massage Therapists

I've had several shiatsu and reflexology massages by the masaje miraflores blind massage therapists on ave pardo in miraflores and I recommend johny jaqueline and mirian but i've heared all of them do a splendid job, I guess their so good because of the heightened senses thing, also incase your emba...
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking to Sell or Barter Giant Revel 2 Bike, Telephoto Lens
Replies: 0
Views: 596

Looking to Sell or Barter Giant Revel 2 Bike, Telephoto Lens

I'm look to sell or trade my Giant Revel 2 only one year old and has some rust as well as a rear popped tire, my excalibur dehydrator is brand new but got it rewired for peruvian outlet compatibility and because peruvian electrician wasn't reliable it now needs some tinerking around with the heating...
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??
Replies: 13
Views: 6832

Re: Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??

Yeah I just got some grass fed lamb meat raised in cerro de pasco for 14 soles! el kg. in Santa Anita Mercado Mayorista, when converted into USD that's $3 a pound! You really can't go wrong here and i'm pretty sure it's organic. The organic grass fed lamb at la molina university is selling for 40 so...
by DAF
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??
Replies: 13
Views: 6832

Re: Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??

Thanks again victmanu I was actually thinking about going to la molina's store one of these days, it seems we both are familiar with the same sources haha. Forraje para alimentar ganado sounds more like the diet rather than a free range animal, i'm looking for animales libres alimentado del pastoreo...
by DAF
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving sale
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: Moving sale

Does the silverware include a chef's knife? and perhaps a sharpener? What are the details (age,warranty,brand,price,condition,size) on american dryer?
by DAF
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio
Replies: 8
Views: 2008

Re: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio

Well victormanu I think you convinced me, if only I can wake up early enough because apparently it's only open until 12pm. Thanks
by DAF
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:19 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??
Replies: 13
Views: 6832

Where to buy grass fed beef, lamb, free range chicken??

I'm looking for souces of organic grass fed beef and lamb, free range organic chicken and eggs? So far the miraflores and surquillo bioferias don't have any meats but i'm not sure if La Molina's bioferia carries grass fed free range meats, anybody have a clue?
by DAF
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:07 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio
Replies: 8
Views: 2008

Re: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio

Thanks for your two cents victormanu, although I do know about these two markets i've checked the online prices and apparently each coconut sells for S./1.50 at each location, although I can 't confirm the price I still find it pretty expensive, so I was hoping for alternatives particularly ecologic...
by DAF
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio
Replies: 8
Views: 2008

Re: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio

I just happened to see I got answers while browsing through the forums, I guess i forgot to check the "send notificatin to my email" box. Thanks for your answers chi chi and sbaustin. That's a ridiculously low price. Chi Chi perhaps you can send me a couple numbers of some coconut farmers?...
by DAF
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio
Replies: 8
Views: 2008

Where to buy coconuts for cheap? Any wholesale recommendatio

I'm looking for cheap coconuts as their a large portion of my diet but their too expensive here selling from 3-5 soles each. Anybody know any good sources where i can buy por mayor? Has anyone been to santa anita in la molina?
by DAF
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking to barter for my Giant Mtn Bike and 500mm Bower Lens
Replies: 0
Views: 329

Looking to barter for my Giant Mtn Bike and 500mm Bower Lens

I'm looking for a super wide angle lens compatible with my canon t2i and also looking for a set of glass tupperware. WIlling to barter or sell. I have a blue and black Giant bicycle which I bought last year new it has some rust on it and I got it for 550 at the bike shop near the plaza vea on marsan...
by DAF
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: New Home Items for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Home Items for Sale

I'm interested in the glass pyrex with lids how much and can you please send me a better picture?
by DAF
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Final Moving Sale: Furniture, Kitchen Items, Books, Etc
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Re: Final Moving Sale: Furniture, Kitchen Items, Books, Etc

Interested in Knives, how much and what kind? does it come with steel sharpener? Is tupper ware glass and how much?
by DAF
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: 2004 BMW 525 i
Replies: 1
Views: 855

2004 BMW 525 i

I'm selling my 6 cylinder 525i BMW. It is Peru nationalized, has 68,000 kms and is in mint condition for $24,000. Come by for a look. I live in Miraflores. Drop me an email for the address or pictures at [email protected].com Serious Buyers only please. Engine 2.5L 184 hp I6 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive F...

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