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by Guiri
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:
Replies: 23
Views: 2458

Re: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:

Its called "heart attack" and comes with a free visit to a nutritionist :lol:
by Guiri
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Weather and dance!
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Weather and dance!

Bring a coat in case you want to do a rain dance :D
by Guiri
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Considering moving to Lima...
Replies: 31
Views: 3147

Re: Considering moving to Lima...

chi chi wrote:
danjaker wrote: Everybody is ENTITLED to a comfortable lifestyle. They are entitled to it.

Chi Chi..I usually like your comments but with that one you are completely wrong, sorry! :roll:
by Guiri
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Greenpeace idiots damage Nasca
Replies: 19
Views: 2265

Re: Greenpeace idiots damage Nasca

They will certainly pay for the infringment but come on...what damage did they do??
Every freaking day Peruvians chop down uncontroled hundreds of protected trees in the Amazon and thats considered progress??? Give me a break!
by Guiri
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Greenpeace idiots damage Nasca
Replies: 19
Views: 2265

Re: Greenpeace idiots damage Nasca

What kind of stupid ,unreflected headline is this?? :evil:

What did they actually damage??
by Guiri
Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru
Replies: 9
Views: 3215

Re: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru

It would be nice to have a bit more information about the "subsidies" that are mentioned, and how their lack of participation in the community is harmful. Well about the subsidies , there is certainly something to find on govermental websites and about the harmful effect on the communitie...
by Guiri
Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru
Replies: 9
Views: 3215

Re: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru

Well..everything has two sides I guess ? "Our organisation is based on our original authorities, which divide the land equally among every citizen," Many former rural residents turned city dwellers have grabbed the opportunity to start a profitable business, coming back to their original c...
by Guiri
Mon Dec 08, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:
Replies: 23
Views: 2458

Re: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:

I have a hard time adjusting to no restaurants (that I am awaire of) around my location. That you can go to any time of the day and be able to order off of the menu anything from hamburger, roast beef, ham / sausage / bacon and eggs with any kind of bread toasted. BEFORE you START to PICK me APART ...
by Guiri
Mon Dec 08, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru
Replies: 9
Views: 3215

Re: Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru

Well , the price for quinoa and maca tenfold and the Natives cant effort their basic protein source anymore...because of a western craze...history repeats itself...again :(
by Guiri
Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Robberies this time of year
Replies: 40
Views: 3291

Re: Robberies this time of year

caliguy wrote:loss: $5000 cash, passport, credit cards, iphone, keys to my home in L.A. some items i brought for a member on this website and various other important info
I am truly sorry for your loss but who in his right mind puts 5grand in his handbag in Lima...sorry thats beyond me
by Guiri
Wed Dec 03, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Better Bargain Than Back Home
Replies: 35
Views: 5822

Re: Better Bargain Than Back Home

KenBE wrote:
MrEd wrote:I doubt Peruvian wine is cheaper in Spain than in Peru though.
Why would anybody in Spain would get Peruvian wine even if its for free :lol: :lol:Sorry, there are a lot of really nice things here in Peru...national red wine isnt one of those :?
by Guiri
Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internet quality around Peru
Replies: 9
Views: 2782

Re: Internet quality around Peru

wowiloveperucuisine wrote: I've heard Lima has the best internet in South America, and from what I've seen I'm inclined to agree.
Thats a joke right?? Connection outside the tourism bubble of Miraflores and San Isidro is horrific !! :(
by Guiri
Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: A Reminder to be vigilant where ever you are.
Replies: 18
Views: 1694

Re: A Reminder to be vigilant where ever you are.

well..that can happen everywhere in a heartbeat.. :?
by Guiri
Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Over 500 British teachers to arrive to Peru schools
Replies: 16
Views: 1938

Re: Over 500 British teachers to arrive to Peru schools

Very funny, saw that too...as when there are not enough foreign teacher already here :lol:
They should start to pay them properly in public education first, than they would not have a shortage of "qualified" people.
On 2000soles nobody can survive nowadays in Lima.
by Guiri
Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru named world's leading culinary destination for 2nd time
Replies: 66
Views: 12738

Re: Peru named world's leading culinary destination for 2nd time

SilverbackPeru wrote:Mid range to high however is extremely good here. For food of that quality you would have to pay a lot back home
And that what the initial post is about !...this guys who elected Peru certainly not visit Chifas or Chicharrones joints :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: LAN Cybersale Nov 24/25
Replies: 39
Views: 4983

Re: LAN Cybersale Nov 24/25

Checked out the "special" offers and I will book furthermore with Peruvian Air...they are even without "special" offers cheaper :lol: ...at least to Iquitos.Image
by Guiri
Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Treatment of Domestic Dogs in Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 1012

Re: Treatment of Domestic Dogs in Peru

Peruvians certainly love animals...problem is they have no clue what to do with a dog or how to educate one :lol:
by Guiri
Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Watsap Fighting Crime in Peru
Replies: 6
Views: 896

Re: Watsap Fighting Crime in Peru

Even when its a good idea I wouldnt support anything El Comercio is proposing :evil:

There are way better alternatives to that like the panic button feature the camara here in Surco offers :wink:
by Guiri
Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Better Bargain Than Back Home
Replies: 35
Views: 5822

Re: Better Bargain Than Back Home

Pisco is cheap...aaah and Mangos :D
by Guiri
Mon Nov 17, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Education
Replies: 55
Views: 4449

Re: Education

Are we talking in general or about education in Peru? The professional education system here is very weak...you can be a certified car mechanic or nurse in 6(!)months and the university system is completely out of wack too , starting with that every Uni has his own tests (which have not much to do w...
by Guiri
Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Ceviche, how do you know...?
Replies: 19
Views: 3276

Re: Ceviche, how do you know...?

Well...you have to boil the things at least for a minute , otherwise they arent disinfected :D

Haha...found this:
http://www.kitchendaily.com/read/will-l ... nd-seafood
by Guiri
Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: New Moderator
Replies: 7
Views: 974

Re: New Moderator

Very good choice even when he had some fall outs over the time ...but who hasnt :lol:
by Guiri
Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Government School UK Budget 4 million a year v Peru, 400k s/
Replies: 6
Views: 993

Re: Government School UK Budget 4 million a year v Peru, 400k s/

4 million ???? that seems rather low...did you mix up the numbers?? Four billion is more around the ball park I guess :D
by Guiri
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Tommygirl, et. al. - why so afraid?
Replies: 26
Views: 2143

Re: Tommygirl, et. al. - why so afraid?

DAMNED..Why didnt I get some ?? ..I want some insults too...I love them !Bring it on, girl! :twisted:
by Guiri
Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac of Peru
Replies: 1
Views: 601

Re: Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac of Peru

That miniaster is a fu...ng idiot :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Most dangerous city for women to travel in.
Replies: 6
Views: 749

Re: Most dangerous city for women to travel in.

Funny..there is not one African city on that list...?? Ever been in J-town or Maputo at night ?? This list is a joke! 8)
by Guiri
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Survival Schools - ?
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Survival Schools - ?

Maybe you give this guys a call...found it in an old post, probably they can help
viewtopic.php?f=36&t=24982&p=130138#p130138
by Guiri
Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: chelas
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: chelas

For me its Cusqueña Red Lager...mnaammy
by Guiri
Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Opening A Restaurant: Advice, Thoughts, Wisdom?
Replies: 40
Views: 5598

Re: Opening A Restaurant: Advice, Thoughts, Wisdom?

mammamia wrote:All this sounds ridiculous but I think that many Peruvians suffer an inferiority complex toward something foreign .

There we go...you said it :lol:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Poverty in Peru
Replies: 51
Views: 4302

Re: Poverty in Peru

The houses I showed are more expensive tan the houses they build in many parts of the USA because they use bricks , cement, reel bars in San Juan de Miraflores (and I am referring to the low middle class side ) while in many parts of USA they use Wood and drywall. Well , as a German I must admit US...
by Guiri
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Poverty in Peru
Replies: 51
Views: 4302

Re: Poverty in Peru

... More than a half of Vitarte, Surquillo, Chorrillos, San Juan de Miraflores, Pachacamac, Lurin, , Chosica, Ancon, Carabayllo, Pucusana, San Juan de Lurigancho, Puente Piedra, Santa Rosa are middle class. Are you serious ?? Ever been there ...??I live 2 minutes away from SJM and , believe me , th...
by Guiri
Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Poverty in Peru
Replies: 51
Views: 4302

Re: Poverty in Peru

I will state that: Most Peruvians are not poor. Thing is how do you determine poor?? Euro-American point of view ? Peruvian view ?? What is considered "middle class" in Peru ?? Is it having a flat screen and a cell phone ?? Certainly not having pisco in the vip lounge at the airport :lol:
by Guiri
Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Poverty in Peru
Replies: 51
Views: 4302

Re: Poverty in Peru

well ..that was not so hard to find :lol:
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI. ... play=graph
by Guiri
Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New Forum Options: Wouldn't it be nice ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1788

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

Problem on this board is that only 10 User are actually active :D
So if even there is an interesting thread , it dies pretty quick or it turns into a personal insult battle for one or the other reason...sad but thats the truth.
by Guiri
Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:
Replies: 23
Views: 2458

Re: Things I STILL haven't gotten used to:

Number 10...all young folks walk around with holes in their trousers...what is about this??
Nr. 11 Folks in Supermarkets...just unbearable.
Nr.12 The amount of copies you need for any kind of bureaucratic act .
by Guiri
Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Tattoos.
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Tattoos.

I think they are a very personal choice and definitely have nothing to do with fashion....I am proud about mine , because each of them has a special meaning for me.
by Guiri
Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Maybe it's time for Chi Chi to say 'adios'.
Replies: 43
Views: 3763

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

teamoperu wrote: However freedom of speech is not an unfettered right.
Actually it should be ! :twisted:
by Guiri
Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Finally Getting Married
Replies: 31
Views: 3859

Re: Finally Getting Married

That's simple arithmetic: just look around and see how many of your friends and family members are single or have never been married or reject the idea of marriage as such. You'll get that 20%. Sorry but this is pure nonsense...I would get a way higher percentage :lol: I would say its more like wis...
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru
Replies: 17
Views: 3347

Re: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru

teamoperu wrote:Respect that you took the time, guiri, to look it up and post a correction. Now I wonder if chi chi will be able to man up and say "my bad :oops:" too?
No...why should he do that ? He is here to stir up the bunch once in a while, nothing else :twisted:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How do chill out?
Replies: 22
Views: 1317

Re: How do chill out?

danjaker wrote:If I was "living the life" as he says, I would be living the life, not spending everyday on chatrooms and forums talking about it.. lol -
So..? You are not doing it?

Sad :lol:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Finally Getting Married
Replies: 31
Views: 3859

Re: Finally Getting Married

mammamia wrote:[
About 80% of the world's population who believe that marriage is a good thing would never understand you and your gf's parents.
I wonder where you got that number from..? :shock:
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Santiago vs Lima
Replies: 24
Views: 5225

Re: Santiago vs Lima

Yes people should know the truth. Sadly, they are not getting it from you. Unfortunately from you neither, with your red and white shades on :lol: Well, maybe I am wrong, but at least you agree with me when I make a “wrong” statement. With regard to my comment “Most everything he says in this post ...
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru
Replies: 17
Views: 3347

Re: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru

[ I used SA to mean South America. Last I looked Mexico was in Central America, Fair enough...but then the oldest church is in Quito from around 1528 :lol: So I have always wondered how a church could have been built way up in the Andes in Ecuador as early as 1528. Perhaps you know and can explain ...
by Guiri
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru
Replies: 17
Views: 3347

Re: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru

:mrgreen: Cortez, Cortez
What a killer
(Plenty bad man)...very true!
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Finally Getting Married
Replies: 31
Views: 3859

Re: Finally Getting Married

Are you really sure you want to do that? :twisted:

just kidding!
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Santiago vs Lima
Replies: 24
Views: 5225

Re: Santiago vs Lima

teamoperu wrote:Yes people should know the truth. Sadly, they are not getting it from you.
Unfortunately from you neither, with your red and white shades on :lol:

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