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by Roger in the US
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Needing something from the States
Replies: 1
Views: 615

Needing something from the States

Anybody heading to Peru from the states in the next few days?

I am needing some papers in my hands and do not trust the postal service.

I will be happy to pay for your time and effort..

Thanks

Roger
by Roger in the US
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Taking a trip south.
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Taking a trip south.

My girlfriend and I are taking a trip south to Chile. Neither one of us have not visited before. We are going to bus it this time and take our time. Our first stop will be Ica. Can anybody recommend a decent hotel that does not cost a fortune. We haven't decided on our second stop yet but our third ...
by Roger in the US
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Needing a pentax lens !!
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: Needing a pentax lens !!

I saw that also but they do not answer the phone. I will keep trying...

Thanks
by Roger in the US
Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Needing a pentax lens !!
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Needing a pentax lens !!

Anybody might know where I can find a pentax dealer around Lima? I am needing a 18-55 mm lens.

Any help would be appreciated..

Roger
by Roger in the US
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Piura Airport to Mancora Beach
Replies: 22
Views: 4254

Re: Piura Airport to Mancora Beach

Thank you guys for the input I decided to use http://www.piuratalarataxi.com . I paid 80 USD from Piura Airport to Mancora Hotel. The ride was smooth , the driver was fluent in English was on time holding a sign with my name on it also the plane was delayed 50 minutes and He wait for me definitely ...
by Roger in the US
Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: GPS Android software for Peru
Replies: 1
Views: 460

GPS Android software for Peru

Does anybody have any recommendations for android software with a gps map of Peru? I have tried a couple in but unable to create waypoints.

Thanks

Roger
by Roger in the US
Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How long to the airport from surco.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: How long to the airport from surco.

It is an hour if there are no problems. I took a taxi from Surco to the airport about a year ago and the taxi had a flat and required me to find another taxi. Traffic was a nightmare and ended up missing my flight. Cost me a 600 dollar penalty for my kid and myself to return to the states. It was Sp...
by Roger in the US
Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?
Replies: 7
Views: 1578

Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?

Anybody might know where to purchase a wireless repeater or extender in Lima?

I have checked radio shack and they did not have anything except wireless routers.

Thanks
by Roger in the US
Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to purchase Creatine
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Where to purchase Creatine

I brought a 5 pound tub of whey with me so I am good for about 3 months. But I have had much success with creatine. I had some at home but wanted a new sealed container in case of problems when entering the country. As far as peformance. I know when I am lifting, my lifting weight is increased by ab...
by Roger in the US
Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to purchase Creatine
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Where to purchase Creatine

Can anybody tell me where to find Creatine at a reasonable price? I brought plenty of protein power with me on this trip and figured I could pick up some creatine in Lima. 188 soles at Gold's Gym. 180 soles at Nutrisport. The same exact creatine is 15 bucks shipped at amazon. Any recommendations? Th...
by Roger in the US
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: For Sale: 2009 VW Bora Europa 2.0L
Replies: 5
Views: 1301

Re: For Sale: 2009 VW Bora Europa 2.0L

TDI or TSI?
by Roger in the US
Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Monsters in Peru
Replies: 40
Views: 8911

Re: Monsters in Peru

Keep track of every penny you send this woman and keep all of the email exchanges. I don't know the laws of your country or Peru as far as recording phone conversations but this could be a possibility also. You need to talk to a lawyer. If it can be used in court to prove you were being extorted for...
by Roger in the US
Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Visa For Business
Replies: 2
Views: 1425

Visa For Business

I am interested in moving to Peru to start a small business. It seems that many of the qualifications have changed recently after reading many different websites on the net.

What steps are required in simple terms?

Thanks
by Roger in the US
Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: CNG and Propane
Replies: 2
Views: 504

CNG and Propane

Is anybody familiar with the pricing of cng for autos in Lima? I see the signs for about 1.55 on the signs but what does this mean exactly? I am assuming this is in soles since the gasoline prices are quoted in soles. In the states cng is about a $1.50 for an equivalent amount of energy of a gallon ...
by Roger in the US
Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHERE TO FIND KILZ
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

Re: WHERE TO FIND KILZ

Roger, As a former landlord, I will NEVER use anything but KILZ for problems; but unfortunately - you are in Peru. I have begun to discover that "smart" Peruvian companies will offer products similar to those in the US; may cost somewhat more - but worth the quality of a product that &quo...
by Roger in the US
Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHERE TO FIND KILZ
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

Re: WHERE TO FIND KILZ

I am doing some painting of an area where the original paint "lifted and bubbled" from the concrete. I am guessing that the concrete was not mixed well when originally was poured. I removed the old paint and scraped and sanded and repainted but the same thing happened again.
by Roger in the US
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Soccer for 11 year old boy
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Soccer for 11 year old boy

Can anybody enlighten me where my son can play some soccer? I am in Surco and needing a place for boy to play some futbol.

Thanks

Roger
by Roger in the US
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHERE TO FIND KILZ
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

WHERE TO FIND KILZ

I am looking for a primer-sealer named "Kilz". It is packaged as a can which can be applied by a brush or also in a spray can. Anybody have any ideas?

Thanks

Roger
by Roger in the US
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: CAR FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Re: CAR FOR SALE

where are you at for a starting price?
by Roger in the US
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

Thank you Philip.

I appreciate it much. Looking forward to meeting you and your wife.

I have high hopes for the Arroz Especial. :D
by Roger in the US
Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

The name probably means nothing but here is the address.

MB CORP S.A.C

Jr. Rufino Torrico Nro. 529
Lima

Hope this is helpful
by Roger in the US
Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How much you pay for Cable TV?
Replies: 31
Views: 7629

Re: How much you pay for Cable TV?

Would it be possible to bring a receiver and dish from the states and have directv send you a card for the receiver? I have set up probably 10 receivers without a glitch.

Anybody with any insight on this?
by Roger in the US
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How much you pay for Cable TV?
Replies: 31
Views: 7629

Re: How much you pay for Cable TV?

I got a connection in my new home this week with TV SAM. I paid one year in advance so I negotiated a discount for that. I am paying 40 soles a month. (Normal price: 49 soles a month) But I 'provided' cable TV to my neighboors by a cable via our gardens and collect 37.5 soles a month from both neig...
by Roger in the US
Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

I will ask my girl tonight. I have never seen so many optical stores in my life. She has the receipt and is at work now so I will post the location tonight. She mentioned that this place was a wholesaler for other stores in the area.
by Roger in the US
Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

Lucked out

Found some for 15 soles with a hard case..Actually cheaper than the states...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

I had a pair with me but lost on the plane.

Yes 6 bucks at wal mart or dollar store...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

Around Miraflores I found many but 130 soles?
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Reading Glasses Help!!

Where can you find inexpensive reading glasses around Lima???

Thanks
by Roger in the US
Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The Fog In Lima.
Replies: 2
Views: 800

The Fog In Lima.

This will be my third visit to Lima and my fist visit during the winter. Are there any days that are clear during the winter? I am wanting to take more pictures of the beach. And if not, is there anywhere along the coast of Peru that is "fog free". I am interested in going north but am I g...
by Roger in the US
Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internet Access
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Internet Access

I am needing an internet plan for my smart phone in Lima. My phone is unlocked so not a problem but using ATT at 8 dollars a meg is out of the question. Is there something available for a 6 week visit?

Roger
by Roger in the US
Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Updating latest Peru Maps on a Garmin Nuvi
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

Re: Updating latest Peru Maps on a Garmin Nuvi

Perut 4.10 was just released. Please see: http://www.perut.org/english.htm I just updated my Peru maps to 4.10. I have used these maps for he previous two times I have visited Peru. They are not perfect but decent around Lima. What I do not know is if you get away from Lima. Are they still pretty g...
by Roger in the US
Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Bus to Cuzco
Replies: 14
Views: 1963

Re: Bus to Cuzco

What about renting a car? Anybody know of any deals?
I am wanting to see the country.
by Roger in the US
Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Bus to Cuzco
Replies: 14
Views: 1963

Bus to Cuzco

I am going to be in Lima for 6 weeks later this month and thought about taking a bus to Cuzco instead of a plane. I read that it is about a 19 hour trip but is this going to be a motion sickness nightmare?

Any bus lines that you might recommend?

Thanks

Roger
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

Philipc4u59 check your pm's....
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

ariel wrote:Sent you a PM, Roger.

Many thanks! You're awesome. :)


No PM received...Try again or send to my email.
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:01 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

Roger, it would be great if you can get me a couple of these (see link below): http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22305 if you happen to pass by any electronic/electrical shops in your area. It's just an IC for a USB microcontroller, which I can't find here in Lima (real s...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:57 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

Roger, it would be great if you can get me a couple of these (see link below): http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22305 if you happen to pass by any electronic/electrical shops in your area. It's just an IC for a USB microcontroller, which I can't find here in Lima (real s...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

Roger, I did send you another PM; I have had problems with a few others not being received also. As far as Spirit & the $600, this was MANDATED by the US government; Spirit doesn't extend any EMPATHY for its errors - unless it is FORCED TO!!! The new regs. are more generous than previous compen...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

metal moth wrote:Don't forget that Spirit has a year round baggage embargo on flights to Lima.

Roger might be hard pressed to bring too many items.



Explain please....
by Roger in the US
Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Re: Anybody needing anything from the States?

I have been away from my computer and please contact me using pm's. The yahoo address for this account is almost unusable from all the spam. I will be checking here every day until my flight leaves on the 27th... As long as it isn't too large or crazy expensive. I will be happy to pick up the cost f...
by Roger in the US
Fri May 31, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: A STRONGER DOLLAR?
Replies: 47
Views: 9125

Re: A STRONGER DOLLAR?

I hope this guy is right. I have been on the doom and gloom bandwagon about the US dollar for 20 years.



http://www.businessinsider.com/hyperinf ... yes-2013-3
by Roger in the US
Fri May 31, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody needing anything from the States?
Replies: 36
Views: 6461

Anybody needing anything from the States?

Since this forum has saved me many times I would like to return the favors and help anybody needing anything delivered to Peru.

I will be visiting Lima again for 6 weeks in late June. I will be staying in Miraflores. If anybody is needing anything delivered, let me know.

Roger
by Roger in the US
Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to eat in Miraflores
Replies: 16
Views: 3998

Where to eat in Miraflores

I am returning to Peru for a few weeks and was wondering if anybody could tell me where to eat. I know and have eaten at all the popular places. But where is the little hole in the wall restaurants are that have good food at good prices.

Thanks....
by Roger in the US
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Apartment in Miraflores
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Apartment in Miraflores

Looking around for an apartment in Miraflores.
Something like this

http://lima.en.craigslist.org/apa/3347398558.html

I know the internet prices are a bit more than what you need to pay.
What can you get for about $1400 a month with an ocean view?

Thanks
by Roger in the US
Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Spanish Translator
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

Spanish Translator

I am needing some help with some translation work. I am working on a project and need some help translating english to spanish. It is probably a couple hours of work if you are fluent in Spanish and type well. The online translators will not work for this. I will send payment via pay pal If you are ...
by Roger in the US
Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Have a question from a female friend from Peru.
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: Have a question from a female friend from Peru.

I understand but does this happen often? And why?
by Roger in the US
Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Have a question from a female friend from Peru.
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: Have a question from a female friend from Peru.

She just renewed her passport and visa. Why would she be denied?

Roger
by Roger in the US
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Have a question from a female friend from Peru.
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Have a question from a female friend from Peru.

A visited a friend from Peru in March and now she is flying into Dallas for a month to visit me. She has the passport and visa so no problems there. The question I have is Will she be required to pay a tax or fee to the US or Peruvian government on her exit from Peru or entry to the states? Thanks R...
by Roger in the US
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Daft Peruvian Myths
Replies: 59
Views: 12039

Re: Daft Peruvian Myths

Lloyd007 Your comment reminds about when I was in Chaclacayo in March. The girl I was visiting and I went to a hotel to get some privacy. After finishing "the deed" I reached over to turn on the fan. She say "do not turn on fan, it will make you very sick". I looked at her with &...
by Roger in the US
Thu May 31, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Could somebody please help me translate
Replies: 9
Views: 1558

Could somebody please help me translate

I hope somebody could help me. I have a paragraph that needs translating that was in an email that was sent to me. I know little Spanish and have tried every translator available on the net. If i could send it to you via message or email it would be greatly appreciated. If necessary, I could paypal ...

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