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by Slippin' Jimmy
Fri May 22, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Oxapampa
Replies: 11
Views: 396

Re: Oxapampa

Alan, your evaluation is 100% correct IMO. The CoVID 19 virus has made sellers a bit more inclined to accept discounted cash offers. My only concern is the very high humidity (90%) many months of the year. The music festival is always scheduled during the best months weather-wise. Thanks for your f...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: A theme song for these times
Replies: 0
Views: 90

A theme song for these times

Can't go wrong with this one...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRVPLPFoJL0
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Arugula (similar to kale)
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Arugula (similar to kale)

windsportinperu wrote:I have never heard of that name before , Arugula


YouTube is your friend...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nVbv4lw6q ... e=youtu.be
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Nitric Oxide (NO)
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: Nitric Oxide (NO)

Can't speak for the OP but things are pretty mellow where I'm at, too.
Just got back from "a little drive through the desert".
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Maybe Human Activity Must Stop at least 2 weeks per year in the World ?
Replies: 12
Views: 413

Re: Maybe Human Activity Must Stop at least 2 weeks per year in the World ?

"I look out my window, but I can't see the sky
'Cos the air pollution is fogging up my eyes
I want to get out of this city alive and make like an ape-man"

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aRHqs8SffDo
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Medical Marijuana Sells Out in Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: Medical Marijuana Sells Out in Peru

My understanding is Peru sold out of medical marijuana. I am still searching for CBD oil. If anyone knows where I can purchase, please PM me. Thanks. "The ministry of health bought 10 liters of CBD oil, with an almost 5% concentration" Very simple to understand. https://www.livinginperu.c...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Uruguay's deal?
Replies: 8
Views: 506

Re: Uruguay's deal?

I can't be down on a cannabi$ friendly country like Uruguay.
BTW, how was the pot?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 90 days only for tourists now?
Replies: 18
Views: 1186

Re: 90 days only for tourists now?

woodchuck wrote:Is there any legitimate reason why tourists are only now allowed 90 days?
I would imagine that allowing tourists to stay longer than 90 days would be good for the economy.


To discourage squatters.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 1304

Re: Should we be pissed off?

People have told us the Bitel cell phones use inferior components Ya think?? Never seen a phone priced so cheap. You get what you pay for, I guess. https://tienda.bitel.com.pe/prepago/bitel/b8506/bifri-5 Man o man, is that the definition of a burner phone or what!? Next time, shell out some serious...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Did you buy your christmas decoration yet?
Replies: 11
Views: 3636

Re: Did you buy your christmas decoration yet?

Best time to buy Christmas stuff is after Christmas.
Huge markdowns.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2553

Re: How can I get my package?

Everyone is talking about oil but CBD suppositories could be a more effective route...

https://www.cbdalive.org/cbd-suppositories/
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to go for all things medical
Replies: 9
Views: 741

Re: Where to go for all things medical

Where are real medical facilities or highly rated ones for different types of procedures? Everything. Eye car, dental (smiles peru is the obvious one), laser care (everything from hair removal to facials), hair transplants (fue), real surgery, etc. By real surgery let's say the following (otoplasty...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: TO EACH ,HIS OWN
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: TO EACH ,HIS OWN

There's a preference for men with large arses, too.
Just saying.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Courier Service?
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Courier Service?

Another problem you might encounter is whether or not the CBD oil isn't a part of a scamming operation.
A lot of trouble you may go through and it's low grade quality.
Hopefully you didn't go the "free trial" route...

https://cbdoilusers.com/cbd-oil-free-trial/
by Slippin' Jimmy
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !

Hope they have a lot of high security backup. Ladrónes would love to get their mitts on those things.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Metal
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Metal

Hey all what's up? I've been living here in Peru for about a year and a half now and have yet to hear about any metal shows. Anyone know where some good bands play, or if there are any who are looking for a vocalist? Thanks Maybe investigate some of the still active bands on this list.. http://www....
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2553

Re: How can I get my package?

Update: I have gone to several Peruvian doctors & all refuse to sign any paperwork (including writing a prescription) to pick up my CBD package. This makes no sense as CBD oil is legal in Peru. I am hoping t find a specialty vitamin shop at a mall & purchase the CBD oil there. If anyone kno...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Sports bars in Lima?
Replies: 20
Views: 9874

Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Well, they all have one thing in common.
Shorts.
Cheers!
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: roomate en Jesus Maria, linda zona de Lima por U del Pacifico
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: roomate en Jesus Maria, linda zona de Lima por U del Pacifico

woodchuck wrote:The room is not free; it is AVAILABLE!


You're using the literal translation. It means vacant room.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Campo/land
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: Campo/land

My wife & I are seeking a significant amount of land within 1 hour of Huaral. We are using a real estate agent in Huaral, but exploring all our options. A budget of $400,000 and up; will consider 50% ownership share (for the right situation). All documents must be in order. I might be intereste...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Buying a golf cart (split from: Peruvian Golf Courses)
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: Peruvian Golf Courses

woodchuck wrote:Nice article, thanks.
I am looking to purchase a used golf cart in any condition to use in Huaral.
Thanks for your help.


How's the golf course in Huaral?
What's your handicap?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Milco the Mascot
Replies: 10
Views: 1035

Re: Milco the Mascot

Jimmy, I do not necessarily disagree, just was showing the source BTW, People from Huaral are very proud that their design won. There was 3 finalist all of them representing iconic figures from Peru: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0YtP5P4R8k And #2 looks like the Geico insurance mascot. https://w...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Milco the Mascot
Replies: 10
Views: 1035

Re: Milco the Mascot

But his head is similar to Bart.
Besides, I'm not the only one who thinks he looks like Bart...

"Milco parece Bart Simpson color puerta."
https://www.forosperu.net/temas/que-opi ... 9.1337080/
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Milco the Mascot
Replies: 10
Views: 1035

Milco the Mascot

A few subtle differences but it seems he was modeled a bit like Bart Simpson...

https://www.lima2019.pe/milco
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where to begin...LDR w/ Peruvian Woman...
Replies: 16
Views: 2019

Re: Where to begin...LDR w/ Peruvian Woman...

Irish, PM sent.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Leaving Peru with coca leaf
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: Leaving Peru with coca leaf

Have you or any one you know had a good, or bad, experience travelling across the border with coca leaves, or coca tea? Check our article: "Coca, Conquistadors and Customs" Really a luck of the draw. Had a friend have his box of mate de coca confiscated after landing in the U.S. We never ...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Communes in Peru?
Replies: 4
Views: 906

Re: Communes in Peru?

Does Peru have a history with communes/communal living? If so, are the communes still functioning or what happened? Do you know anyone who lived/lives in a commune in Peru? Thanks in advance for your help. Isn't that similar to a hostel? A bunch of unwashed backpackers sharing a toilet and shacking...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: New port in Chancay
Replies: 22
Views: 2284

Re: New port in Chancay

windsportinperu wrote:
P.S. When I listen about corruption in Peru , i do not know why but inmediately after, I imagine a modern French Guillotine


Viva la Revolution!
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Interbank charges/fees.
Replies: 19
Views: 2951

Re: Interbank charges/fees.

woodchuck wrote:I am glad to see that at least one Peruvian bank is not taking advantage of expats.
With all those extra soles, will you be buying breakfast soon?


Better to invest those extra soles in something tangible like an underwater restaurant.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Underwater restaurant in Lima?
Replies: 10
Views: 1692

Re: Underwater restaurant in Lima?

Do you think Lima will ever have an underwater restaurant? Certainly, a creative option to consider for investors, especially when lodging is an option to generate more income. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-restaurant-underwater/going-under-europes-first-underwater-restaurant-opens-in-n...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of building a home in Huancayo
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: Cost of building a home in Huancayo

I can’t help you with the costs but I would suggest building something very secured and fortified since you’re looking to build in a poor area of the city. You’ll want to be protected from the hoodlums & thieves just waiting to steal something. I’d also suggest lining the place with security cam...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

Re: Tasa Anual 2019

agantuk wrote:No, have tried different browsers, different computers - same result.

Called Migraciones just now and was told that Tasa Anual has been abolished. Is this true? :shock:



Why would they lie?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

Re: Tasa Anual 2019

Hello all, has anyone tried to do the process of *Exoneración del Pago de la Tasa Anual de Extranjería* online (through: https://sel.migraciones.gob.pe/SEL/AccesoPublico) this year? I have been completing the process online for the last 3-4 years, but I have been unable to this year because the upl...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: New Immigration Law
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Re: New Immigration Law

Does anyone have up to date information on the enforcement of the immigration law. We are planning to rent an apartment and stay in Lima for one year. During that time we expect to make 3 trips back and forth to the United States. What may happen to us at Jorge Chavez? What is the exact daily fine ...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No one seems to know?
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: No one seems to know?

I returned from the U.S. in January where I renewed my passport. Upon arrival in Peru, they stamped my new passport with the date of entry. I live in Trujillo and went to local Migraciones here yesterday. Much to my dismay, the local bureaucrat told me that I must secure an appointment online. He a...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Food Festival in Valparaiso, Chile
Replies: 3
Views: 915

Re: Peruvian Food Festival in Valparaiso, Chile

windsportinperu wrote:This food festival in only exclusive for the Peruvian food in Chile

it lasted 2 weeks in the port of Valparaiso !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e3jfuqK0bY


Did you attend it?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Being Called Fat. Sensitivity issues.
Replies: 47
Views: 14811

Re: Being Called Fat. Sensitivity issues.

You can get anything you want
At the El Mexicano Restaurant.
But whether it's good or not is debatable.
Everyone has different tastes.

viewtopic.php?f=11&p=156749&sid=1e2694026f0a5194388e153cc5c426c2#p156749
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Long distance relationship
Replies: 11
Views: 1793

Re: Long distance relationship

Expect to pay more for flights in the summer.
That's high season and when people like to travel for
vacation in Peru.
As for raising money, maybe take out a personal loan or borrow from someone.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anyone know where to buy big shoes?
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: Anyone know where to buy big shoes?

woodchuck wrote:I am a size 45 & can sometimes find in Tottus for a fair price.
Good luck.


Do they come in wide sizes?
And would a fair price be considered a democratic price?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru agro-exportation had another booming year !
Replies: 11
Views: 2143

Re: Peru agro-exportation had another booming year !

Wira, Unfortunately, the only country in the World that actually are making the big investment in Peru is China ! No more presence of US, Canada, Europe or Japan For example: Las Bambas Mine is a big investment started up by Canadians, but was sold to Chinese. The mega-port in Chancay is also going...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Fly/mosquito zapper
Replies: 12
Views: 1766

Re: Fly/mosquito zapper

Alpineprince wrote:Another good reason to live in Miraflores, I never see flying bugs where I live!


Probably lots of raquetas electricas where you live.
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Fly/mosquito zapper
Replies: 12
Views: 1766

Re: Fly/mosquito zapper

Never considered a - bat house. As the area around the chicken farm is being developed, would the bats cause a problem to the residents? Thanks to all for the help. Only if they're rabid and less than 1% are. There are vampire bats in South America that make a small slit in the hide of cattle and l...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Fly/mosquito zapper
Replies: 12
Views: 1766

Re: Fly/mosquito zapper

The farmer would be well served to build a bat house. A bat can eat about 1000 mosquitoes an hour. A natural predator. The houses are available online... https://www.amazon.com/BAT-House-PEST-Control-Mosquitoes/dp/B074HG1X2V/ref=mp_s_a_1_1/133-6444152-7101908?ie=UTF8&qid=1549327337&sr=8-1-sp...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: why properties are so expensive in Peru ?
Replies: 38
Views: 10313

Re: why properties are so expensive in Peru ?

With high interest rates home prices should be low. Think of it like a seesaw. If they're both high then something is wrong. In the U.S., the govt is keeping rates low so home prices continue to be high. It's their attempt to prop up the housing market instead of letting economic nature take its cou...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet
Replies: 12
Views: 2306

Re: Carnet

Beep!
I'm buggered by all of this.

Cheers!
by Slippin' Jimmy
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Bridge Players wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 819

Re: Bridge Players wanted

donadpree wrote:We will be in Lima for 3 months and would love to find people to play bridge with. Does anybody play, and where? Thank you.


Do you play for money?
by Slippin' Jimmy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Modifying my US cell phone
Replies: 10
Views: 1917

Re: Modifying my US cell phone

This cell phone gift was due to a yearly UPGRADE by my US friend; he has a service provided. I don't know much about cell phone so I will try to have it unlocked - if this is the issue. The sales reps that examined the phone were amazed by all the extra features. Why do phone companies make things ...
by Slippin' Jimmy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Modifying my US cell phone
Replies: 10
Views: 1917

Re: Modifying my US cell phone

why not get it unlocked? Depends on the carrier. Some won't unlock it unless you have service with them for a certain amount of time. Would be useless for him being in Peru not to mention throwing money away. AT&T is more lenient with their phones. They'll send you an unlock code if you're a ne...

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