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by sanbartoloian
Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Acap NFL Night on Monday 8
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: Acap NFL Night on Monday 8

HERE WE GO STEELERS, HERE WE GO!!!!

Root them on and I will be there one month from today!!
by sanbartoloian
Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Motorcycle Jones
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Re: Motorcycle Jones

Every year I come to Peru in Nov. or Dec and stay till mid-April. After a month of so I get a motorcycle jones. It's 65 degrees F here in Kentucky today and I will be riding in a few. I keep wondering about my sanity in wanting to ride in country and maybe shipping a Harley. I live in San Bartolo a...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How do I get out of here with out money??
Replies: 28
Views: 3532

Re: How do I get out of here with out money??

I helped a British guy once, had a similar story to yours, and promised to pay me back once he got home and started working. Come to find out, he went back to Peru and decided to pay me months and months later after I started to come after him. Anyway, are you healthy? I would, pack a back pack (se...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Motorcycle Jones
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Re: Motorcycle Jones

Every year I come to Peru in Nov. or Dec and stay till mid-April. After a month of so I get a motorcycle jones. It's 65 degrees F here in Kentucky today and I will be riding in a few. I keep wondering about my sanity in wanting to ride in country and maybe shipping a Harley. I live in San Bartolo a...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Motorcycle Jones
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Motorcycle Jones

Every year I come to Peru in Nov. or Dec and stay till mid-April. After a month of so I get a motorcycle jones. It's 65 degrees F here in Kentucky today and I will be riding in a few. I keep wondering about my sanity in wanting to ride in country and maybe shipping a Harley. I live in San Bartolo an...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Oct 10, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Are you ready for some FOOTBALL
Replies: 1
Views: 329

Re: Are you ready for some FOOTBALL

Hmmmm maybe not :)
by sanbartoloian
Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Are you ready for some FOOTBALL
Replies: 1
Views: 329

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL

No I am not talking about that round thing you can't touch. I am talking the strange shaped thing you punt, pass, and kick. There are thousands of good excuses to drink beer but none better than flag football. I am coming to Peru again in Nov. and what I miss most in my 5 months in Peru is Football....
by sanbartoloian
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Exporting my Dog to the US
Replies: 7
Views: 1034

Re: Exporting my Dog to the US

We fly our dog back and forth from KY in the US to Peru every year. He is about 100lbs and is a lab/dane mix. Flying him to Peru is expensive and flying him to KY is very very expensive. The difference is that going to the US the shipper picks the dog up and he is brought to you at the airport in th...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: For those with dogs!
Replies: 16
Views: 1780

Re: For those with dogs!

My dog Zach comes to Peru every year. It's his "fat camp"in San Bartolo. My guard has a rotweller Coca and my dog, Zack is a rescue Lab/Dane. They constantly play and the vet in Lima that we have been very pleased with recommended Eukanuba. We buy it at the vet and I think sometimes in Lur...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Are there ever any other meet-ups?
Replies: 8
Views: 1259

Re: Are there ever any other meet-ups?

What ever happend to men+women+alcohol?
by sanbartoloian
Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Garmin SD card
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Garmin SD card

You don't have to be in Peru to have your car or truck robbed. I am in Louisville KY and someone got into my truck. They got my Garmin and Ipod touch. The really bad thing about them getting that Garmin is that my Peru SD card was in the case. Help, anyone know where I can get one when I return to P...
by sanbartoloian
Fri Jul 02, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cheap/used motorcycles in Lima for sale to young Americans
Replies: 2
Views: 2533

Re: Cheap/used motorcycles in Lima for sale to young Americans

I have been looking for a good bike in Peru for a few years. They are mostly underpowered and way overpriced. I have also considered sending one of my bikes to Peru but again, the cost is prohibitive with the taxes. I am sure I'll end up with a bike in Peru but I wouldn't take it on a long trip unti...
by sanbartoloian
Sun May 23, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Little Cesear's Pizza
Replies: 24
Views: 8800

Re: Little Cesear's Pizza

As a gourmet Chef, maybe I should open a Pizza joint with gourmet pies and traditional mushroom/pepperoni/black olive type toppings as well!! Good pizza has to start with good ingredients... That's a quote of Papa John, who live here in Louisville KY. It's true but my experience with Pizza in Peru ...
by sanbartoloian
Sun May 23, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: real estate law in Peru what can go wrong
Replies: 14
Views: 1473

Re: real estate law in Peru what can go wrong

I am a tad bothered by someone talking about the "law of the jungle". If you have a taste for that kind of law you have to consider the consequences of that. Mess with people and that law may get you messed up. Mess with the bull and get the horn.
by sanbartoloian
Sun May 23, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Shipping personal items to Peru
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Re: Shipping personal items to Peru

scott wrote:Check out my experience here: http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8771&p=58043&hilit=shipping#p57983

I also wrote about it on my blog. The link is in my signature. Hopefully that can get you started.

Scott


That's great, thank you so much.
by sanbartoloian
Fri May 21, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Shipping personal items to Peru
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Shipping personal items to Peru

My mother in law who is a Peruvan citizen and US citizen came to visit Peru this Feb. It was time when Kentucky had snow almost everyday and she realized she just didn't want to deal with that anymore. She decided to buy an apartment and stay. Our hose in San Bartolo was a bit out of the way for her...
by sanbartoloian
Fri May 21, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Missing?
Replies: 86
Views: 15558

Re: What's Missing?

Variety may be the spice of life but it doesn't seem neccessary to bring coals to New Castle. I love different cuisines but I have to admit that I have to laugh when I think of someone bringing something different to Peru. The chefs and cooks in Peru and imaginative, creative, and I think amazing. I...
by sanbartoloian
Fri May 21, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: real estate law in Peru what can go wrong
Replies: 14
Views: 1473

Re: real estate law in Peru what can go wrong

A good lawyer is not a contradiction in terms. When I bought property the first thing I did was find the right atty and the notary. The purchase took more time then I had ever imagined. There was more than one ocassion when I suggested everyone get off their asses and take my money but the credit of...
by sanbartoloian
Mon May 17, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Uyuni Salt Flats
Replies: 1
Views: 609

Uyuni Salt Flats

This past year my trip to Bolivia was rained out. I don't have much sympathy for myself as the countries suffered from the rain and the trip was trivial in comparison. This year, I want to try again. If you have any tips, the plan is to drive from Lima. Is this a bad idea?
by sanbartoloian
Wed May 05, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BOOK SWAP AT EL SOL
Replies: 16
Views: 1757

Re: BOOK SWAP AT EL SOL

I love my Kindle. I bought it so that I would have books in English in Peru but I find myself reading from it every day here back in the US. I have a library of more that 100 books, many of which were free uploads. It is now about a year since my purchase and all I can say is great.
by sanbartoloian
Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Thanks

My 5 months end today in San Bartolo and I head back to the US and Kentucky until November. This visit as every year's was more than wonderful with some guests from the US and of course my Peruvian friends and what I consider family here in Peru. Vistors, radio interviews, travel, van rentals, even ...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: My turn to get robbed
Replies: 61
Views: 9790

Re: My turn to get robbed

I don't know about everyone else, but I feel somewhat differently about a theif on the streets of Peru than I do about a thief on the streets of the US. When attacked here, it is much more likely they just want your wallet and cellphone whereas in the US they are a lot more likely to be a rapist or...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Phone Calls/Skype in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 4610

Re: Phone Calls/Skype in Peru

I have wi-fi in my home for what work I do here and I use Skype as my means of communication around the world. I have had no problems ever. I use it a few times a day at least and it cost less than 10 dollars every 3 months with free calls to other who have and are on Skype. I even get to see who I ...
by sanbartoloian
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The demise of the Combi's
Replies: 31
Views: 3836

Re: The demise of the Combi's

And singing their praises, while they are partially responsible for one of the highest road death tolls in Latin America seems not dissimilar to praising Muselini for keeping the trains running on time. Muselini :lol: ... Apart from working on your spelling, you should educate yourself about histor...
by sanbartoloian
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

Went to another new place last night. La Carrtea was again pricey but amazing. I had onion soup, New York Strip with baked potato and rice pudding. Everything was excellent. The friend that took me there calls it the house of meat and that is pretty much true. It was a great cut of meat cooked to m...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Introduce Yourself!
Replies: 937
Views: 214288

Re: Introduce Yourself!

hello my name is frank. we currently live in dallas texas, we are moving to lima in march 2010. my wife (isabel) is peruvian, i speak little spanish. we plan on opening a chicken wing restaurant. not sure where yet. i am also a day trader, i plan on day trading once the restaurant is up and running...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

Went to another new place last night. La Carrtea was again pricey but amazing. I had onion soup, New York Strip with baked potato and rice pudding. Everything was excellent. The friend that took me there calls it the house of meat and that is pretty much true. It was a great cut of meat cooked to my...
by sanbartoloian
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

FHCZ wrote:
iskndarbey wrote:Ok, I'll bite.... what on earth's a hueco?


I think he meant a "whole in the wall" or a "huarique"

Fausto


Exactly thanks
by sanbartoloian
Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

I am surprised to see San Antonio listed on this list considering the amount of negative comments it had on the San Antonio thread. I will never eat there again myself. I think that's a very fair comment for San Antonio -- "a little pricey, but way about par". Probably not exactly what he...
by sanbartoloian
Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

americorps wrote:I am surprised to see San Antonio listed on this list considering the amount of negative comments it had on the San Antonio thread.

I will never eat there again myself.



Notice that I mention San Antonio for salads... just the salads
by sanbartoloian
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

Don Cucho's in Lurin has some of the best authenic food that I have ever had in Peru. The duck ceviche is amazing and the double pisco sours will set you free. It is a tad pricey and every time I go there, I begin to think you can't get there from here but it is well worth the trip. Sonia's in Chor...
by sanbartoloian
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
Replies: 51
Views: 11881

Re: What's Your Favourite Restaurant?

Don Cucho's in Lurin has some of the best authenic food that I have ever had in Peru. The duck ceviche is amazing and the double pisco sours will set you free. It is a tad pricey and every time I go there, I begin to think you can't get there from here but it is well worth the trip. Sonia's in Chor...
by sanbartoloian
Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Do You Live In A Smaller Peruvian Town/City? Please respond.
Replies: 23
Views: 4884

Re: Do You Live In A Smaller Peruvian Town/City? Please respond.

I live in San Bartolo. It feels a million miles from Lima. I bought a house on the ocean for a fraction of what the cost would be in the US. I have friends here and in Lima who are another family. I buy fresh bread for about 60 cents a day and use the market for fruit and veggies. I usually spend ab...
by sanbartoloian
Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Boat in Paracas
Replies: 1
Views: 573

Boat in Paracas

Does anyone know how I can reserved 9 spaces on a boat tomorrow in Paracas? I am not sure if it is necessary but I didn't want to take any chances. I have searched the net but can't find a number to call.

Thanks
by sanbartoloian
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The Saints have gone marching in...
Replies: 5
Views: 564

The Saints have gone marching in...

This may be America's team. Not a team bought and paid for but a team who has come back from every challenge and are champions. Nice to see the good guys win, not calling the Colts bad guys at all.
by sanbartoloian
Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: bikes and bikers
Replies: 6
Views: 831

Re: bikes and bikers

I have a 2007 Harley Fatboy, converted to 102 cubic inches, about 2050ccs and a Suzuki Hyabusa 2002, 1300ccs. I love riding and I teach the Motorcycle Safety Foundation in the US. I teach the classes, a Basic Rider Class, an Advanced Rider Class and a Risk Class for very advanced riders. I have been...
by sanbartoloian
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Super Bowl Party
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Super Bowl Party

Game is on in high definition on DirecTV and possibly Cable Magico. Announcers in English as well. I watched a lot of the playoffs in HD. Too bad I didn't have this for the Steelers last year :( I'm not throwing any SB parties though! Sorry to disappoint! -- RE: The Corner I enjoy that place more i...
by sanbartoloian
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Super Bowl Party
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Super Bowl Party

Re: The Corner Ok, here's what ticked me off. I was there with my gf and her aunt watching the BCS national championship game. We were working on our second pitcher of beer. We all had a glass that we were drinking out of but my gf's aunt doesn't really like beer and she had only drank about half a...
by sanbartoloian
Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Super Bowl Party
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Re: Super Bowl Party

Tolerate rude watresses, hell I have dated a number of them:) Have no idea how many friends were serving sentences of waiting tables while they went thru grad school and college. I myself lucked out as a school bus driver, working in steel mills, a bouncer, and a janitor. I guess the good news is I ...
by sanbartoloian
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Super Bowl Party
Replies: 9
Views: 866

Super Bowl Party

So where can we go in Lima for a Super Bowl Party? My black and gold Steelers will be home watching this year but how can you not root for New Orleans?

Jack
by sanbartoloian
Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:14 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: My turn to get robbed
Replies: 61
Views: 9790

Re: My turn to get robbed

We need a telethon! We have to raise funds for Peruvians to either get a set of balls or some consience to help someone being robbed. I am amazed that people just ignore plees for help. As long as the public ingores brothers and sisters in trouble than I hate to say that your right, but everyone wil...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: You Know You Have Lived in Peru too long when you.....
Replies: 38
Views: 4954

Re: You Know You Have Lived in Peru too long when you.....

When I tell my friends in KY that I am going home to Peru. When I don't have to feel guilty about love Toros. When I say on the plane I can not wait to drive again in Lima and the people on the plane begin looking for an air marshal as they are sure I must be crazy. When I 1st open my door and look ...
by sanbartoloian
Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Weird topic -- Are Peruvians exotic?
Replies: 18
Views: 1881

Re: Weird topic -- Are Peruvians exotic?

Two of three times a year, I do a Cultural Diversity workshops. I have been doing it for over 20 years and I always describe my wife, green eyes, red hair, fair, and with freckles. I asked them to guess her ethnic roots. She is lovely and Peruvian. NO ONE ever guesses that. I have to tell you she's ...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Gardens in Lima, Cusco
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Re: Gardens in Lima, Cusco

I know its not exactly the type of garden you may be thinking of, but I am always fascinated by the ancient olive trees in parque el olivar in San Isidro. Its a great place to see birds in the morning and the history may be of interest to him. My in-laws used to walk among those trees, 60 years ago...
by sanbartoloian
Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Witches Garden
Replies: 7
Views: 1935

Re: Witches Garden

Also heard rave reviews of Witches Garden, though I haven't tried it myself. In terms of Cusco cuisine, I'm a loyal fan of Granja Heidi, located at Cuesta San Blas 525, just around the corner and up the street from Jack's. I don't mean to hijack the thread, but I wanted to give them a plug because ...
by sanbartoloian
Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Gardens in Lima, Cusco
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Gardens in Lima, Cusco

I have a friend coming the 1st two weeks of Feb. Bob Hill, is a writer and has a radio program on National Public Radio in the US. He has been a journalist for years in Louisville KY. He has authored books and writes for a number of magazines. One of his passions is plants and gardens. He has a gard...
by sanbartoloian
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Witches Garden
Replies: 7
Views: 1935

Witches Garden

Just returned from Cusco and want to comment on Witches Garden. I think it is one of the best places that I have eaten. There were 7 of us so I got to sample a variety of dishes and they varied from very good to excellent for me.
by sanbartoloian
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where is the summer ???
Replies: 19
Views: 2559

Re: Where is the summer ???

It is -11 C in Louisville this morning and snowing. It is cloudy and 74 degrees F on my terrace. Now do you really wonder where summer is?
by sanbartoloian
Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru SD card for GARMIN
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Peru SD card for GARMIN

Thanks everyone! I found an SD card and would not have without your help. I hope I might lend a hand here some day. Thanks again...

Jack
by sanbartoloian
Fri Dec 25, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru SD card for GARMIN
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Peru SD card for GARMIN

Last year I bought an SD card for my GARMIN from someone I met in Living in Peru. They are gone. We left the SD card here in San Bartolo and it seems to have gone too. We put in somewhere where we would not lose it and now of course we can not find it. Does anyone know where I might find another SD ...

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