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by panman
Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Survival Schools - ?
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: Survival Schools - ?

danjaker wrote:
panman wrote:
danjaker wrote:Anyone know of any survival schools around the Lima area, (based around the Lima area) - Survivalist instruction, that kind of thing ?

Surely SJM can't be that bad, can it? :lol:

SJM ?

Sorry, It's someome else who lives there. :oops:
by panman
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Survival Schools - ?
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: Survival Schools - ?

danjaker wrote:Anyone know of any survival schools around the Lima area, (based around the Lima area) - Survivalist instruction, that kind of thing ?

Surely SJM can't be that bad, can it? :lol:
by panman
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MIRAFLORES MOVING SALE - NEED SOLD QUICKLY!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1679

Re: MOVING SALE - MUST SELL QUICK WITHIN THE MONTH!!

jayrodblue wrote:Hello Panman,

I have PM´d you with a response.

Jarod

Likewise.
by panman
Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: NEED INFO ABOUT SIS INSURANCE
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Re: NEED INFO ABOUT SIS INSURANCE

Surely a member of family, or perhaps a friend in Peru can speak Spanish and help you out.
by panman
Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where are the best Pisco Sours?
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

Re: Where are the best Pisco Sours?

For traditional pisco sour You Should try it where it was reinvented. Hotel Maury in Lima downtown. New flavors of pisco sour . http://elcomercio.pe/gastronomia/peruana/celebrar-brinda-sour-zapallo-loche-otro-eucalipto-noticia-1369566 http://elcomercio.pe/gastronomia/bares-y-copas/aprenda-preparar-...
by panman
Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New Forum Options: Wouldn't it be nice ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1959

Re: New Forum Options: Wouldn't it be nice ?

If you don't have the ability to "ignore" without the assistance of a big button you've got problems.
by panman
Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: job hunting
Replies: 27
Views: 2882

Re: job hunting

[quote="danjaker"I have actually found good jobs here. Just recently I have found some really good positions. So, they are there, but you do have to put in the work to find them.[/quote]
Please share.
by panman
Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: SANTACON in Lima!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Re: SANTACON in Lima!!!

thecohen wrote: I moved here from NYC 2.5 months ago and am now a full time Limeño.



An incredible transformation.
The only guy I know of who used to post here and enjoyed dressing as Santa left for home ages ago.
by panman
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where are the best Pisco Sours?
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

Re: Where are the best Pisco Sours?

Before, like most posts these days, this goes wildly astray let's consider the OP's original question, and bare in mind I don't think he's interested in hanging around Jorge Chavez airport or traveling to San Salvador for a drink, even if you can "stuff yourself till you drop" those are th...
by panman
Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where are the best Pisco Sours?
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

Re: Where are the best Pisco Sours?

The pisco sours at the Sumaq international lounge at Lima airport are quite good. They even chill the glass before pouring. And they are free :D Not quite free. First, most people, have to pay almost $100 for a priority pass, then a further $27 per visit if you have a guest. I'm sure though if you ...
by panman
Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where are the best Pisco Sours?
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

Re: Where are the best Pisco Sours?

I think it's a matter of taste, but in my opinion I would say that the country club in San Isidro serve the best Pisco Sours that I've tasted in a bar. Having said that, at the prices they charge they should be something special.
by panman
Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: cringeworthy Peruvian names
Replies: 20
Views: 2715

Re: cringeworthy Peruvian names

Put those two names into the same sentence, and that's about as cringeworthy as it gets. :lol:
by panman
Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: cringeworthy Peruvian names
Replies: 20
Views: 2715

Re: cringeworthy Peruvian names

I cringe every time I hear the name, Nadine.
by panman
Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Addiction - 1'st step is admitting you have a problem
Replies: 13
Views: 1807

Re: Addiction - 1'st step is admitting you have a problem

caliguy wrote:considering we buy pan everyday, it's not something i consider to be addicted to. "Sublime" is more up my alley for something thats a little hard to resist, especially when it gets peddled in your face on the bus.

Are you snorting, or injecting? :lol:
by panman
Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How do chill out?
Replies: 22
Views: 1498

Re: How do chill out?

My preference is a bottle of red wine accompanied by a nice joint of beef, or a pot roast.
by panman
Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How do chill out?
Replies: 22
Views: 1498

Re: How do chill out?

adrian Thorne wrote:Five Palms Steak and Seafood Restaurant
3500 E. Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 615-5555


http://fivepalms.com/tucson/dovinos-win ... rmet-shop/

Elementary my dear Thorne. :lol:
by panman
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Finally Getting Married
Replies: 31
Views: 4116

Re: Finally Getting Married

chi chi wrote:
Every year, less people are getting married. Especially weddings in church are dropping. (Maybe it has something to do with all the schandals that surround the church.)

It's more likely to have something to do with society's current lack of moral values.
by panman
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Maybe it's time for Chi Chi to say 'adios'.
Replies: 43
Views: 4173

Re: Maybe it's time for Chi Chi to say 'adios'.

I'm starting to find some of chi chi's posts mildly amusing and look forwrd to his return to Peru, when I'm sure we'll all be treated to a very Perucentric post about the longest and most expensive border hop in the history of the ExPat forum.
I only hope they give him a 183 day visa. :lol:
by panman
Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Call Center opportunities
Replies: 12
Views: 1849

Re: Call Center opportunities

Interesting lack of response/defence from the OP about the comments being made.
by panman
Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Random comments, split from "Art Stores in Lima"
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Re: Art Stores in Lima

chi chi wrote:
danjaker wrote:you can always go to polvos azules, they will have all that there.


And what they don't have, they get it for you by the next day. But don't ask them where they got it from. :)

Including the completed paintings, signed by any artist of your choice. :lol:
by panman
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Call Center opportunities
Replies: 12
Views: 1849

Re: Call Center opportunities

Unfortunately there are many places around like this - You have to weed out the decent, from the bad... This place is no good, stay away as op says - Thanks for posting your visit details. Are there any decent call center jobs in Lima, or anywhere else for that matter? If there are perhaps someone ...
by panman
Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Have You ever been drunk, making comments in the expatperu.
Replies: 15
Views: 1413

Re: Have You ever been drunk, making comments in the expatperu.

Looking at some of the garbage here recently, I wonder if some people have ever posted sober. :lol:
by panman
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED
Replies: 38
Views: 5228

Re: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED

ironchefchris wrote:It may be cliché and beyond painfully obvious: LAWYER UP. Surprised that wasn't the first thought for the both of you. Good luck to your friend.

You know you shouldn't be using CAPITAL letters, it upsets some people. :lol:
by panman
Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: That $178 LAN "multa"
Replies: 20
Views: 4057

Re: That $178 LAN "multa"

In my opinion LAN have by far the best fleet of aircraft and offer the best service within Peru. Also I'm more than happy for non residents to subside my fares. As Solo Angel said, the fewer people on the plane the happier I am. :)
by panman
Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru take note: HOW SINGAPORE SOLVED THE PROBLEM OF CRIME
Replies: 9
Views: 1738

Re: Peru take note: HOW SINGAPORE SOLVED THE PROBLEM OF CRIME

Sounds like a fun place. Prosperous, but at what cost to personal freedom and liberty? Dystopia incarnate? Is the penalty for oral sex and chewing gum at the same time double than it would be for just the one? I would imagine the penalty for having oral sex and chewing gum at the same time could be...
by panman
Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Lima is 3.58% more expensive than Prague
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: Lima is 3.58% more expensive than Prague

chi chi wrote: Bucharest is very safe. Even at night.


That's because all the criminals have moved to England. :lol:
by panman
Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Study Shows USD$910 ml Illegally Leaves Peru Every Year
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Study Shows USD$910 ml Illegally Leaves Peru Every Year

I wonder how many of those Dollars left the country ably assisted by people with "respectable" jobs, like politicians. :)
by panman
Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Abusing your tourist visa?
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

Re: Abusing your tourist visa?

At least it is not criminal and only like a traffic ticket. I would be on the alert if they really start to crack down by reviewing migration reports. what I do not understand is why a Maca transaction is illegal? Are there limits or export duties? In August 2014, the same month as the aforemention...
by panman
Thu Oct 09, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 2010

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

I went to the touring driving test centre today in Lince to enquire about I would go about obtaining a driving licence here in Peru & was informed that one of the requirements is I submit a certified copy of my studies in the UK (Basically a letter confirming I attended high school in the UK) t...
by panman
Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Customs regulations: tourist vs. resident
Replies: 7
Views: 859

Re: Customs regulations: tourist vs. resident

Where's chi chi? He's sure to know a way round this legal hick-up. :lol:
by panman
Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Mitsubishi Montero IO - 2004 - 4x4 - $9000 ONO
Replies: 8
Views: 1430

Re: Mitsubishi Montero IO - 2004 - 4x4 - $9000 ONO

tinsterman wrote:Hi
Its a small 4x4, also known as the Mitsubishi Pajero


A rather unfortunate name for a vehicle in a Spanish speaking country, but an apt description of most drivers in Peru. :lol:
by panman
Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Abusing your tourist visa?
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

Abusing your tourist visa?

If so, watch out. The authorities are coming to their senses.
http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-hundre ... eks-104145
by panman
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internal flights
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

Re: Internal flights

chi chi wrote:
teamoperu wrote:I saw a dead rat in the streets of Taramoto.


At least in Tarapoto it's dead. Lima is full of rats and they are all alive.

Most of them have just taken part in the recent elections. :lol:
by panman
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Hello People! New English Guy.
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: Hello People! New English Guy.

I just caught a glance of your post and was glad that I miss read it at first. I thought you were attracted to llamas :lol:
Which part of England are you from?
by panman
Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Developer; increasingly difficult to sell apartments.
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: Developer; increasingly difficult to sell apartments.

Peru’s GDP is expected to grow 3.5% in 2014, down from 5.8% in 2013. Daniel Soria, a developer in Lima’s once red-hot real-estate market, said it has become increasingly difficult to sell apartments. “A lot of people aren’t able to pay,” Mr. Soria, 33. It doesn't matter what you are trying to sell,...
by panman
Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: True crime story
Replies: 51
Views: 5046

Re: True crime story

Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that not everyone on this forum speaks English as a first language. :D
by panman
Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5672

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

Looks like the Rio Rimac on acid. :lol:
by panman
Sun Oct 05, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5672

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

panman, I misunderstood you to mean they had never been discovered, now I see you mean not discovered for tourism. I'm a mixed on this. I sort of like seeing these places without the crowds. Some say Machu Picchu is being destroyed by tourism. So selfishly I like these touristically unknown places ...
by panman
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5672

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

I came across a place called Tambo Colorado in the Pisco valley last year, whilst looking at a route on Google Earth. Next time we were in the area we checked it out. On the whole a great place and very well worth a visit, though ruined in part by graffiti. When we arrived, we parked up, completely ...
by panman
Fri Oct 03, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5672

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

No offense but the tourism faculties in Peru are fu...ng useless :twisted: They certainly dont need another Machu Picchu they only have to develope what is already there but they dont do it...its really sad to see! I couldn't agree more. I've discovered places on my own that even my Peruvian collea...
by panman
Fri Oct 03, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Car insurance.
Replies: 9
Views: 773

Re: Car insurance.

My main concern is not the price, but as I mentioned in the first post the extent of the cover worries me. I like to get out of Lima at the end of the month and if, as the agent at Rimac has just told me on, I have to start taking photographs and emailing an in depth report to the head office for th...
by panman
Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Car insurance.
Replies: 9
Views: 773

Car insurance.

Who do you insure your car with?
I've just got my renewal from Rimac, and noticed a rather unpleasant clause which limits the validity of the insurance to a given radius of Lima. Not much use if you have an accident whilst on holiday in Huaraz etc.
by panman
Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 2083

Re: shantytowns

Most members, though the majority now living in Peru, still have an interest in their country of origin. In that case, I would expect ChiChi to bring up issues regarding Belgium (if he is indeed Belgian), not the UK... It's just his usual hunger for attention, and firing up the crowd. But you must ...
by panman
Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 2083

Re: shantytowns

It is possible to be patriotic but still have criticisms. What I do not understand is discussing a nations dirty laundry on a forum whose focus is elsewhere. I'm sure, once you've been a member for a little longer, you'll see that there are a multitude of topics openly discussed on this forum. Most...
by panman
Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 2083

Re: shantytowns

tomsax wrote:I disagree. It still is a great country, whatever the grammar you choose.

How ever you feel, and I'm as patriotic as anyone, It used to be better and could have been even better than you think it is now.
by panman
Thu Oct 02, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 2083

Re: shantytowns

If only the nation had listened to Enoch Powell back in 1968 Britain might still be Great, unfortunately he was deemd to be a racist.
http://youtu.be/6gkBr-qvo-4
by panman
Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Working for Langrow?
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Working for Langrow?

rsordillo wrote: are there any other schools to avoid?


I would avoid any company, school, or similar, that employs people illegally. If not expect to be messed around, with little or no redress.
by panman
Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why are you working in Peru?
Replies: 73
Views: 6706

Re: Why are you working in Peru?

So no one other than Nightowl has a problem with expats working on a tourist visa? No one feels they've been negatively effected? Nobody here with citizenship, residency, or a work visa that has a problem with "the illegals" coming in and taking your teaching job (or other job opportunity...
by panman
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: IPhone 6 64gb Anyone?
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: IPhone 6 64gb Anyone?

by panman
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to buy Thai (Red and Green) Curry Paste
Replies: 14
Views: 3142

Re: Where to buy Thai (Red and Green) Curry Paste

Try "Mercado No.1" in Surquillo. :lol:

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