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by Guiri
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Survival Schools - ?
Replies: 6
Views: 787

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: 1016

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: 5779

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: 4546

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: 4546

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: 4546

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: 4546

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: 1910

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: 2601

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: 366

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: 4029

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: 4060

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: 3439

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: 1429

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: 4060

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: 5494

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: 3439

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: 3439

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: 4060

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: 5494

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:
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: FOOD TRUCK/ split from job hunting
Replies: 17
Views: 2461

Re: FOOD TRUCK/ split from job hunting

chichi....your negativity makes me me feel so sad for you....try and fail?....but give it a strong go with foods not available in peru could be successful....I don't know from where you hail, but I crave my home livings and I'm sure many expats an natives would appreciate the deliciousness not foun...
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru
Replies: 17
Views: 3439

Re: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru

teamoperu wrote:[
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:
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How do chill out?
Replies: 22
Views: 1429

Re: How do chill out?

Doing basicly the same...having grilled chicken with a beer and a nice view over the Panamericana and the shanty town of San Miguel de Miraflores...thats Life ! :D
Aproveite!
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Cheese
Replies: 16
Views: 6404

Re: cheddar cheese

crazytacoperu.com wrote:Does anybody know where to get cheddar at a better price?
Cheddar, no, because I think its uurghh :D , but good manchego you find in the market of San Isidro for a far better price,
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Santiago vs Lima
Replies: 24
Views: 5494

Re: Santiago vs Lima

teamoperu wrote:
chi chi wrote: Most everything he says in this post about Peru is exaggerated bs and I doubt he has met any Peruvians in Spain.
Exaggerated , yes a bit, but not far off the truth :D
...and there are living ten thousands of Peruvian in Spain and if they got a steady job they even think a second going back!
by Guiri
Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru
Replies: 17
Views: 3439

Re: oldest church in SA in Northern Peru

Whoopsy...oldest church in the Americas is in Antigua Veracruz (Mexico) and was build 1523 by Hernan Cortez :wink:
San Lucas is the oldest in Peru and certainly not build in barock style....that kind of style was created at the end of that century (1575-1650 early barock):D
by Guiri
Mon Oct 20, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5570

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

We can exchange here personal accusations for weeks ,but to bring it to an end for me: My point is that the government shouldnt throw tons of money on "Mega" projects (from which 80% disappear in corruption without a trace) and focus more on developing the infrastructure...that might be le...
by Guiri
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Spain vs. Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Re: Spain vs. Peru

I recommend Granada for the expat who's looking for a safe, clean, beautifull and affordable place to live. Unlike the costas, Granada hasn't been wasted by cheap mass tourism. I agree completely, but now try to find a decent job or use the health system !Thats pretty much equal to Peru too :? Your...
by Guiri
Sun Oct 19, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5570

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

teamoperu wrote:
Guiri wrote: How is a signed agreement wild talking and a stupid fantasy?
You as a Peruvian know way more than I that even signed contracts mean zip in Peru :twisted: ...remember the Metro??? was signed in ..??..1985 or so and was operational in ?? :lol:
by Guiri
Sat Oct 18, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5570

Re: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country

Sorry but thats all wild talking...like Lima gets now a monorail...same stupid fantasy :lol:
by Guiri
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "We need more Machu Picchus across the country
Replies: 31
Views: 5570

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: 4024

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: 1718

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: 5570

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: 3729

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: 5570

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: 3729

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: 314

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: 5570

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: 678

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: 2044

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: 334

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: 678

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: 3473

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: 2044

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: 3729

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: 933

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: 3729

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: 1302

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: 3729

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...

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