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by Guiri
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5408

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

Peru Northern Tourism Circuit http://www.peruviantimes.com/16/cable-cars-to-kuelap-peru-signs-concession-project/23077/ Peru’s government signed on Wednesday a 20-year concession to build and operate a cable car system to reach the Kuelap archaeological site in the cloud forest of northern Amazonas...
by Guiri
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: That $178 LAN "multa"
Replies: 20
Views: 3928

Re: That $178 LAN "multa"

teamoperu wrote:
I find many of your comments quite inappropriate.
Well, I have the same problem with yours...so what ? :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru take note: HOW SINGAPORE SOLVED THE PROBLEM OF CRIME
Replies: 9
Views: 1646

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

ironchefchris wrote:Is chewing gum still illegal in Singapore?

Yes , as it is running around naked in your house , oral sex and homosexuality. :roll:
by Guiri
Sun Oct 05, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5408

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

teamoperu wrote:“What a bunch of nonsens!” and then “This is actually true...” Good to know my nonsense is actually true!

Sorry, but thats so stupid I cant even write a reply on that :?
by Guiri
Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

TeacherMike wrote:J
So to say Lima is 90% hood, to me, is not accurate.

Who said that ??
by Guiri
Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5408

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

1....... is well worth developing. 2...., domestic tourism is riding high, probably a precursor of more to come. 3 .And to the suggestion Peru is not doing something to develop diversified tourism is quite misinformed. You only need to go to some of the recently improved or built tourist sites to k...
by Guiri
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

teamoperu wrote:
teamoperu wrote:
So lets see how good was my prediction. He posts pics .....blablabla
A case of the "Mondays" on Friday ? :lol:
by Guiri
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vote for Me!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: Vote for Me!!!

You would be a serious contender...but its too late....pitty! :lol:
by Guiri
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5408

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!
by Guiri
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where can i get my tax return cheque cashed?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Where can i get my tax return cheque cashed?

??? Huh??

Until last month I always received checks in euro, I put it to the old, faithful BCP and they addeted the amount on my account in 14 days minus a fee depending on the amount...never had an issue with that 8)
by Guiri
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 1933

Re: shantytowns

chi chi wrote:
tomsax wrote:
Lone Rider wrote: The jobmarket is tough. Too many people apply for every jobvacancy and the situation is getting worser and worser.
But thats a general problem in Europe nowadays. :? ...maybe besides Denmark :D
by Guiri
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Next Sunday's Local Election
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Next Sunday's Local Election

The info is inconsistent..some say you can vote after three years of residence , some say after 2 ...?? I really dont know
by Guiri
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where can i get my tax return cheque cashed?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Where can i get my tax return cheque cashed?

If you have an account you can put it simply there...of course they will charge a fare to change the currency from pounds to soles...but besides that I never had an issue with foreign checks.
by Guiri
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Ebay in Peru
Replies: 6
Views: 3357

Re: Ebay in Peru

danielgrimes77 wrote:Hi,

I'm just wondering if people use eBay here in Peru.
People use mercadolibre or OLX :wink:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: shantytowns
Replies: 24
Views: 1933

Re: shantytowns

Adrian, no offense but your last post is one of the most ridiculous I read here for a while...how can anybody with your mindset live abroad??
I wonder what you do here and how long do you have planned staying..? :shock:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

Hardly even see a Volkswagen Beetle either. Perhaps in a few more year we'll talk fondly of old bashed-up combis. I guess you`d never been further down Marzano than Higuereta, hmm?? Close to SJM you can see gazzillion of them ...and Tikos, but of course not so nice ones like on the photo. :lol:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Seeking online English teachers $US 8-10 per hour
Replies: 5
Views: 884

Re: Seeking online English teachers $US 8-10 per hour

generalmelched wrote:
Candidates must have:
- Good internet connection
HA..yeah, good luck with that :twisted:
by Guiri
Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

teamoperu wrote:Ah Guiri. You didn't see any 1994 Ladas did you? Didn't think so.

Funny thing is : Today I passed on C.de las Incas and there where two! Ladas parked right next to each other...I will take a pic tomorrow :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: electric plugs
Replies: 9
Views: 1211

Re: electric plugs

chi chi wrote:The electrical sockets in Peru are quite handy. You can both plug in electrical ítems from the US and Europe. (except UK and Irish plugs)
Not always...some (even modern) buildings have only flat plugs :?
by Guiri
Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

Well Guiri there are two parts. The part about me living in Miraflores and rarely getting out is ludicrous. I don't even live in Lima and the number of times I have been in Miraflores in recent years can be counted on one hand. So what you talking about then...obviously you have no clew whats happe...
by Guiri
Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Anyone thinking of leaving Peru?
Replies: 19
Views: 1125

Re: Anyone thinking of leaving Peru?

A very good point! My wife, a Peruvian national, doesn't understand those gringos with kids and families trying to make ends meet in Lima while the US or EU could offer much more opportunities for their children in terms of education, healthcare and what not. Well..I dont know about the US but in m...
by Guiri
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

teamoperu wrote:You were thinking the same Guiri? Wow, well then, you were thinking wrong! .
Well...not where I live in Lima and thats not a shabby neighborhood either. :D

for any further doubts https://www.englishforums.com/English/D ... h/post.htm
:roll:
by Guiri
Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

chi chi wrote:
teamoperu wrote:
''90% is not hood and people drive modern cars''??? :lol: Have you ever been further than Miraflores?

.

I was thinking the same :lol:
by Guiri
Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: EXPERIENCED NATIVE ENGLISH TEACHERS REQUIRED
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: EXPERIENCED NATIVE ENGLISH TEACHERS REQUIRED

Marcus wrote:FYI

Not for 23 soles or 24 soles an hour !. natives shouldn`t get no less than 28 or 30 an hour.
Dont let these companies exploit you people.

Regards,
8)
:evil:

Why should "native" teacher get more ?? Because they have a fancy accent??
by Guiri
Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: To the hood...
Replies: 52
Views: 3527

Re: To the hood...

Thats New York , right :D
by Guiri
Thu Sep 18, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru’s economy to surge more than threefold LatAm average
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: Peru’s economy to surge more than threefold LatAm average

I told everybody ages ago...its "Spain" written all over that development :/
by Guiri
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Removing front claws from my cat
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: Removing front claws from my cat

Well said , Rhiannon!! People who do that need professional psychological help ! :evil:
by Guiri
Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Removing front claws from my cat
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: Removing front claws from my cat

alongwayfromgeorgia wrote:
Guiri wrote:Thats a joke, right??
Removing claws from a cat ?? In which twisted society are they doing that?? :evil:



That's a common practice in the U.S.
Well..then I rest my case :roll:
by Guiri
Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima

But those schools demand a workvisa before you apply to them because they aren't going to sponsor someone for a workvisa. Really...is that so ?? :D I know at least 25 teacher who work without it....and that is only in one Academy. ;) Which academy would thet be? Surely not one of the reputable ones...
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Down on Peru...
Replies: 49
Views: 4664

Re: Down on Peru...

Lets be honest...even Limenos wouldnt live here if they had to :lol: ...Peru is a wonderful country for tourists, people with money or people who work for foreign companies...other than that you are screwed! Everybody knows that but nobody wants to say it :D So please tell us all. Why are you here?...
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying Sardines in Lima
Replies: 20
Views: 1337

Re: Buying Sardines in Lima

panman wrote:
Guiri wrote:Why would you eat canned stuff if you can get the real deal?...? Dont get it reallly :?

Simple. They taste better :lol:
I strongly doubt that, but ok. :lol:
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Removing front claws from my cat
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: Removing front claws from my cat

Thats a joke, right??
Removing claws from a cat ?? In which twisted society are they doing that?? :evil:
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima

chi chi wrote:
But those schools demand a workvisa before you apply to them because they aren't going to sponsor someone for a workvisa.
Really...is that so ?? :D

I know at least 25 teacher who work without it....and that is only in one Academy. ;)
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Down on Peru...
Replies: 49
Views: 4664

Re: Down on Peru...

Lets be honest...even Limenos wouldnt live here if they had to :lol: ...Peru is a wonderful country for tourists, people with money or people who work for foreign companies...other than that you are screwed!
Everybody knows that but nobody wants to say it :D
by Guiri
Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: Looking for some advice from native english teachers in Lima

With a TEFL diplom in a normal language school you will earn in the beginning 18-24 soles an hour ...if you are lucky , you get a contract after a year and you will have 1700-2400 soles a month...if you`re lucky ;)
by Guiri
Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying Sardines in Lima
Replies: 20
Views: 1337

Re: Buying Sardines in Lima

Why would you eat canned stuff if you can get the real deal?...? Dont get it reallly :?
by Guiri
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 7.6 tons of "hate yourself in the morning" incinerated
Replies: 8
Views: 746

Re: 7.6 tons of "hate yourself in the morning" incinerated

gringuano wrote:"Hate yourself in the morning", so true. It's comparable to another thing, but it's inappropriate for this site.

...and you cant incinerate it either :lol: :lol:
by Guiri
Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Clases de Ingles Basico (Gratis) y Avanzado (4 soles)
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: Clases de Ingles Basico (Gratis) y Avanzado (4 soles)

That offer is dumping :twisted: ...you do not make friends between colleagues over here :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: free vaccinations
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: free vaccinations

Well...so much about vaccinations...Asked today in two different places and , as the intern told me, there is NO yellow fever vaccination available in Lima at the time !! :evil: Are they fu...ng crazy??? The Media is bragging about a Ebola thread(which is highly unlikely) and the national health sys...
by Guiri
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Good Weekday Nightspots - Where?
Replies: 22
Views: 3458

Re: Good Weekday Nightspots - Where?

No palomitas over here...seriously, this kind of posts are a bore :? ...you come to Lima/Peru to party??? Wrong ...there are thousand better choices in the world.
by Guiri
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Comunicore...ever heard about that?
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Comunicore...ever heard about that?

I read a recent article in Lamula and was shocked . :shock:

Anybody knows more about that??

https://revistapoder.lamula.pe/2014/08/ ... s=og.likes
by Guiri
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Dishwashers
Replies: 11
Views: 1178

Re: Dishwashers

Well..in general, good luck finding anything related to dishwasher .
Sodimac maaaybe sell them but thats about it. You dont even get the usual salt or detergents anywhere, let alone a trustworthy plumber :( ,,,that is unfortunately my experience.

As I said...Good luck!
by Guiri
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: PERUVIAN ODDITIES
Replies: 18
Views: 2487

Re: PERUVIAN ODDITIES

How long do you live here?? Two weeks ?? :lol:
by Guiri
Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Quechua Online Course..FREE
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Quechua Online Course..FREE

http://www.quechua.org.uk/

Thats another interesting site to known and hear how its spoken :)
by Guiri
Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What things you can't live without?
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: What things you can't live without?

My pick

Jazz Music
Red wine
my motorcycle
Cheese, Bananas, Fish
Black T-shirts
:lol:
by Guiri
Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Electromagnetic pulses from outer space...
Replies: 11
Views: 884

Re: Electromagnetic pulses from outer space...

ironchefchris wrote:are coming to get you!!!

Do you think they will affect Peru? :wink:

My general answer is (like with Ebola , Religion,disappearing airplane,etc)Yes...but only when you take cold showers! :mrgreen:
by Guiri
Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What Peruvian dish do you like to prepare at home?
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: What Peruvian dish do you like to prepare at home?

Rocotto relleno is my favourite too, but there is also Ceviche , Causa, Aji de gallina , chupe de marisco and Anticuchos. :D
by Guiri
Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What foreign dishes do you like to prepare at home?
Replies: 8
Views: 1591

Re: What foreign dishes do you like to prepare at home?

Escalibada and Butifarra con Trinschat...and , of course , Pan amb tomaquet :D
by Guiri
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Ebola virus
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Ebola virus

Not when you take cold showers :wink:

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