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by windsportinperu
Wed May 22, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru

Yeah.. !

It is living tradition and is practice across the country by all ages, including children

There are several good place to learn to dance as "Academia de Marinera"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOD2BzAwG8Y
by windsportinperu
Wed May 22, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Marinera, the elegant traditional dance in Peru

Peru has a good number of traditional dance as El Festejo, Danza de Tijeras, La Diablada, El Huayno, Huaylas, Vals Peruano, Wititi

There is one of them that is by far the most elegant and beautiful: La Marinera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OHb4jy2a0o
by windsportinperu
Fri May 17, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Re: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

Sorry if the information wasn't useful
by windsportinperu
Fri May 17, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Re: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

Good Questions, 69road, Carapongo PTAR - Waste Water Treatment Plant - works just before the Rimac goes into the Ocean. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoZLYoXq0wo The fish meal industry - harina de pescado - is based on Anchoveta and is caught far from Rimac at "high seas" and far from th...
by windsportinperu
Thu May 16, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Re: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

These 2 elements are together : 1º protection of nature + 2º opportunities of business for the people from remote areas in Peru Paiche is a high protein fish - as high as 20% USA is importing Paiche as a delicatessen, and it seem to be that new markets are going to be open in Europe https://gestion....
by windsportinperu
Thu May 16, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Re: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

Formidable 1 wrote:Better to eat wild caught fish vs fish from a fish farm.


Definitely everything that is 100% natural is always better
by windsportinperu
Wed May 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1051

Arapaima - Paiche - Amazon Fish Protected in Peru

Paiche is the biggest fish in the Amazon - It was an endangered species, but no more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjn9GblBhJE I.I.A.P (Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana) has made a huge investigation the last decades. They are promoting the cultivation of this big fish in aquacu...
by windsportinperu
Tue May 14, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru
Replies: 13
Views: 1499

Re: Bad or traumatic experience in Peru

Hello Chino,

The most traumatic experience I personally had in Perú was the day I was born. My mother said I was crying and crying, but fortunately I cannot remember anything :)
by windsportinperu
Tue May 14, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 2454

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

Church is not a place for making money and businesses , at least for those who really believe in God
by windsportinperu
Mon May 13, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.
Replies: 30
Views: 2454

Re: Ideas for business in Lima,Peru.

Nirborgel wrote: Hmmm . Sounds interesting. Can i get more information? More specific info. Thx ;)


Do you want ideas or a free business-plan ?

No seas Conchudo !
by windsportinperu
Sun May 12, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Multi-vitamins
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: Multi-vitamins

It is not necessary in a country as Peru where you can get free vitamins eating fresh vegetables and fresh fruits all year around There is no best way to ingest vitamins through their natural way With vegetables and fruits we are not only ingesting vitamins + also the necessary minerals + fibers + a...
by windsportinperu
Sat May 11, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: TUMS - where to find?
Replies: 6
Views: 814

Re: TUMS - where to find?

You might try "Sal de Andrews" it is effervescent

It is sold everywhere at any Pharmacy
by windsportinperu
Thu May 09, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Caral - Amazing Information !
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Caral - Amazing Information !

Caral is the oldest city in All America. Far way older than Mayas, Aztecas, Incas, Chimues, Mochicas, etc.

This video blew my mind . My suggestion is to see it all. Ruth Shady is the Archeologist who has been working on it more than 20 years ..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymW9yIyNNAo
by windsportinperu
Thu May 09, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 2061

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

Wiracocha wrote: ... a cooked,hot chook from the hot food area for....wait for it....S/1.00 ...one Sole


It is the cheapest Pollo a la Brasa in all Peru !
by windsportinperu
Tue May 07, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and the River that is really boiling
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Peru and the River that is really boiling

In the Peruvian Amazon Jungle there is a boiling river, literally speaking . 91ºc , about 196 ºF and 7 kilometers !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJExRQeF_TE
by windsportinperu
Mon May 06, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 2061

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

Huaral is perfect for us as we can be in Lima within 2 hours if we leave before the traffic is an issue Maybe we are going to be neighbors, because I am planning to buy a House in Santa Rosa or Ancon. In the future, there will be a new "Tren de Cercanias". It will connect Lima with Huacho...
by windsportinperu
Fri May 03, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Waste treatment plant in Cusco
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Waste treatment plant in Cusco

Great, so when will the water stop being murky? It is a good question. Murky waters does not mean to be polluted , but do exist pollution into the ocean The sea in Perú has always been murky. It has a lot of Plankton, the basic food for fish to grow. The Chimues were great fishermen catching in mur...
by windsportinperu
Thu May 02, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Waste treatment plant in Cusco
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Waste treatment plant in Cusco

And this is probably the best PTAR of all. They are a group of 10 small plants for waste water around beautiful Titicaca Lake !

The project has begun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RypIyIglrcE
by windsportinperu
Thu May 02, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Waste treatment plant in Cusco
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Waste treatment plant in Cusco

Are there other treatment plants up & running or anticipated in Peru? Peru has made a great effort the last years to clean up the Ocean and it is being done well, but it is needed to work more and more in provinces PTAR = Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas Residuales Lima cover 98% of all the waste...
by windsportinperu
Thu May 02, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the richest Sea in the World
Replies: 0
Views: 568

Peru, the richest Sea in the World

Peru has no crystal waters as in The Caribbean Sea, but probably has the richest Sea in the World. It is due to the Cold Humboldt Current. It drags along the Coast innumerable amounts of nutrients. 10% of the world seafood is caught

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD1dzcPGpbI
by windsportinperu
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Jesus Christ ate Cuy - Guinea Pig !
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Jesus Christ ate Cuy - Guinea Pig !

Cuy is the spanish word for Guinea Pig. According to this painting from 1748, Jesus Christ ate Cuy. The artist belonged to a group of painters in Cusco. They are the "Escuela de Pintura Cusqueña". It was done during the Colony https://bigbenantiguedades.wordpress.com/2015/12/02/la-ultima-c...
by windsportinperu
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles
Replies: 26
Views: 2061

Re: Whole rotisserie chicken - 9.90 soles

It is just 3usd. Food in Huaral is extremely cheap !
by windsportinperu
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Perú and the origin of Potato
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Perú and the origin of Potato

Alan wrote: I wonder if there is a home-grown equivalent of distilled liquor made from potatos in the Andes.


Good question. I have just realized that the Inca Civilization didn't have any strong liqour as Pisco, Vodka, etc.
by windsportinperu
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Perú and the origin of Potato
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Perú and the origin of Potato

Formidable 1 wrote: But then again, Chile would have claimed that too.


No doubt that this would be totally true
by windsportinperu
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru helping to Venezuela
Replies: 114
Views: 22024

Re: Peru helping to Venezuela

30 millions of dollars from USA to Peru for helping Venezuelans. Fully Appreciated

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXgf9o50d5c
by windsportinperu
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The HANGOVER in Latin America
Replies: 1
Views: 616

Re: The HANGOVER in Latin America

Thanks for the link, very interesting Brazil and Argentina should recover their Economies because it is a main source of long term stability in the South-American Region . The better they do, the better Perú will be I am specially worry about Argentina, because in the past, it was one of the biggest...
by windsportinperu
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans
Replies: 53
Views: 9975

Re: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans

This is the case of a poor and honest ice-cream-seller. She is a peruvian lady and was extorted by one tall, young and strong Venezuelan man The coward Venezuelan was working as a private guard into an small Market in Cañete, South of Lima. I hope will be fired soon and expel from Peru https://www.y...
by windsportinperu
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru Textile Tradition - The art in their hands
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Peru Textile Tradition - The art in their hands

Very interesting video, showing the traditions of the Textiles in the Highlands and Jungle Some others South Americans countries have always considered the native races as primitive and uncivilized, but not in Peru I can only imagine how hard it was to preserve their traditions and way of thinking a...
by windsportinperu
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans
Replies: 53
Views: 9975

Re: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans

2 poor Venezuelans consider working as a "cargador de sacos" a very hard work. While they are smiling and lay down on the floor, they see a hard-working Peruvian. According to their comments the same work is done by 3 or 4 Venezuelans in their country. One of the Venezuelan consider himsel...
by windsportinperu
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Communes in Peru?
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: Communes in Peru?

Some areas of Peru still has a tradition of working as a community. It is in The Andes - Sierra del Peru. It is not exactly the same concept as in the Western Civilization as "commune" but has some similarities They are a "Comunidad Campesina" and work together as a community . F...
by windsportinperu
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lima,what are the good district to rent an appartment
Replies: 7
Views: 1062

Re: Lima,what are the good district to rent an appartment

I would add to Alan's List : Jesus María and Pueblo Libre
by windsportinperu
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Most Luxury Train in SouthAmerica - Arequipa - Cusco - Puno
Replies: 0
Views: 742

Most Luxury Train in SouthAmerica - Arequipa - Cusco - Puno

Wonderful ! 16 millions of dollars

We in Lima, also need a train like that from Magdalena del Mar to Callao Port in Lima :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y216QtyQGzo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEwaJ-Dq56A
by windsportinperu
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New port in Chancay
Replies: 22
Views: 1978

Re: New port in Chancay

Nothing is stopping Peruvians from investing in these projects too, if they have the money and intention. But the truth of the matter is that not too many companies or groups locally have the billions of dollars necessary to invest in mega projects like mines and ports. For building Port we also ne...
by windsportinperu
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Want to build hospedaje in Pisac - help!
Replies: 1
Views: 603

Re: Want to build hospedaje in Pisac - help!

Hello Shortsaler

Why Pisac ? Could be another location ?
by windsportinperu
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New port in Chancay
Replies: 22
Views: 1978

Re: New port in Chancay

The Cost of Electricity is regulated by OSINERGMIN . As far as I know, no private company could make an increment in kw/hour http://www.osinergmin.gob.pe/seccion/institucional/regulacion-tarifaria/pliegos-tarifarios/electricidad/pliegos-tarifiarios-cliente-final The Chinese company is the owner of t...
by windsportinperu
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru helping to Venezuela
Replies: 114
Views: 22024

Re: Peru helping to Venezuela

Venezuelans are not only destroying their own Society, but also the biggest Lake in Latin-America: Maracaibo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9I1DnGPRvA

P.S. Lago Maracaibo is very big. About 1/4 the size of Michigan Lake and about 2 times the size of Titicaca
by windsportinperu
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Movistar cell service - need to change providers - seeking recommendations
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Re: Movistar cell service - need to change providers - seeking recommendations

I moved from Movistar to Claro several years ago, and was a good option
by windsportinperu
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New port in Chancay
Replies: 22
Views: 1978

Re: New port in Chancay

There was an International business proposal for building a Cruise Port in Lima. The first option was rejected by Miraflores District, so the new possible options could be San Isidro o Magdalena del Mar ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQA7dh14nsM P.S. Could be built in about 20 months and investme...
by windsportinperu
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru helping to Venezuela
Replies: 114
Views: 22024

Re: Peru helping to Venezuela

Indescribable situation in Venezuela

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h4sq-WO8Ac
by windsportinperu
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans
Replies: 53
Views: 9975

Re: Warning to Expat = Venezuelans

He is a peruvian owner of a money-exchange-office in Arequipa. Early in the Morning he was attacked inside of his store by a cold-blooded Venezuelan They fight each other and the owner was hit in his face several times. Fortunately the police arrive and took the thief as prisoner https://www.youtube...
by windsportinperu
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Unkown Legal Battle for a Song ANANAU
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Unkown Legal Battle for a Song ANANAU

Alborada is a Peruvian group of Musicians who created the song "Ananau" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alKU3_032Cg Oonagh a German Musicians took over the song and made his own video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0SGRdzpb_A After a legal battle, finally in 2016 she has no more option a...
by windsportinperu
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America

Comparatively , Chile has 1/3 of all its Economy based on only one commodity = copper . Chile also has a diversification of its Economy but nothing compare to Peru Peru has a huge Economic Potential in Fishing and Forestry. High quality lumbers as Ceder and Mahogany obtained from Certified Forestry ...
by windsportinperu
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America

Hello Rudder, I would say that your non-confirmed theory was very true, but 20 or 30 years ago. The actual economic course of Peru is not dependable of USA. It is more dependable of the whole World including USA, China, Europe, Japan, Australia, Middle East, Russia and the rest of Latin-America On t...
by windsportinperu
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best way to cover yourself when using laborers
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Best way to cover yourself when using laborers

Last thing I would want is for someone to get hurt and end up suing me. Hello Rudder, I am supposing you are hiring for working at a Farm, so I voted for the first option. It is hiring some local workers and paying them by the day. It is even better to ask around your land and see what you get . Yo...
by windsportinperu
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Underwater restaurant in Lima?
Replies: 10
Views: 1451

Re: Underwater restaurant in Lima?

As mentioned by Alan, the Peru Ocean is very rich with murky waters

Personally, I do not like the idea of eating ceviche or anything else in a hole in the Ocean surrounded by glasses. I prefer a beautiful natural ocean view with the relaxing sound of the waves
by windsportinperu
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Peru has the more solid and strongest money in Latin America

Peru has had the most solid and non-volatile money in All Latin America. This includes big economies as Mexico and Brazil. https://elcomercio.pe/economia/peru/tipo-cambio-sol-peruano-moneda-resistente-america-latina-noticia-527118 Peruvian economy is far way bigger than the official macro-economic f...

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