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by samthesham
Tue May 26, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: When will the airport be open?
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: When will the airport be open?

Highly recommend this place for surgery...
https://www.health-tourism.com/medical- ... thopedics/
by samthesham
Mon May 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: looking for information
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: looking for information

Hello everyone I hope all people expat are OK, Well I stayed out of Peru due cov19. Someone knows when the Jorge Chavez will open again and can I return to Peru. Someone knows If I Can send to Peru a USB memory by US mail to serpost Peru and it will arrive well and operative? Someone had that exper...
by samthesham
Sun May 17, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Oxapampa
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Oxapampa

We have two casitas in Huaral. One is to live in and the other to rent to pay for the expenses of our pet sanctuary. We have outgrown our space & am considering buying a home & land in Oxapampa. Can any expats share their opinions on Oxapampa - please? It would be great to talk to some expa...
by samthesham
Thu May 14, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: INTERNATIONAL MAIL
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: INTERNATIONAL MAIL

Use a homing/messenger pigeon for best results and affordability.
Definitely not a roadrunner Beep beep!!!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homing_pigeon
by samthesham
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Corona Crazy
Replies: 43
Views: 860

Re: Corona Crazy

I'm Corona crazy but only if there's a lime involved. :)
by samthesham
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 894

Re: Where's The Beef?

noclevername wrote:
69roadrunner wrote:And where are the "ones who want to flout and ignore the lock down," pray tell?

Image


"Never take 
counsel of your fears"

Stonewall Jackson
by samthesham
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Nitric Oxide (NO)
Replies: 16
Views: 390

Re: Nitric Oxide (NO)

And to supplement the NO and keep little woody operating at peak condition, there's this...

https://www.shopultracore.com/product/m ... gIjWfD_BwE
by samthesham
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Divorce in Peru or US?
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: Divorce in Peru or US?

woodchuck wrote:My friend needs to divorce his Peruvian wife.
They do not have a mortgage or any children.
Would he be better to file in Peru or the US?
Appreciate any help you can provide.
Thanks.


Better do it in the US.
You may get railroaded in Peru and forced to buy ur way outta it.
by samthesham
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: BAT SOUP VIRUS HERE IN PERU
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: BAT SOUP VIRUS HERE IN PERU

G'day all, I was at the local supermarket this morning(Los Olivos) and the lines were long, with crowded people and full to overflowing shopping carts ... it seems like the bat soup virus is already scaring people into "panic buying" ... at just 42 cases of the lovely Chinese viruses repo...
by samthesham
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Notifications?
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Notifications?

Alan, I am being harassed by being told I am watching a certain post when in most cases, I am NOT. Members should have the option if they desire "notifications" or not. This is probably a new idea on how to increase "traffic" to expatperu but for me, it is wasting my time. Pleas...
by samthesham
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Feel good supplement
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Feel good supplement

I would love to try CBD oil, but no pharmacy in Huaral carries it. Where are you purchasing CBD oil? Can you purchase some for me? Thanks. Sorry, all out. I would suggest contacting Anden Naturals since they won the bid to supply it. "Shipped from Anden Naturals, which has facilities in Lima, ...
by samthesham
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Feel good supplement
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Feel good supplement

woodchuck wrote:I have been depressed as a good friend of mine just passed away.
Is there any legal supplement available that can make me feel better?
What has anyone tried for depression?
Thanks.


CBD works for me.

https://www.healthline.com/health/cbd-f ... n#benefits
by samthesham
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Which place is most beautiful in peru?
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Which place is most beautiful in peru?

Fuzail wrote:Which place is most beautiful in peru?
Suggest me perfect one


Huaral.
by samthesham
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Specialized Ports for better Handling and Processing of Fish along the Coast in Peru !
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: Specialized Ports for better Handling and Processing of Fish along the Coast in Peru !

More than 15 specially designed Ports for better Handling and Processing of Fish. Some of them are already working They work directly with Artisan Fishermen along the Coast. They can unload their Catch, Disembowel and Preserve fish in a faster and more prolific way Acapulco, Puerto Pizarro, Tumbes ...
by samthesham
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 1131

Re: Should we be pissed off?

As many of you already are aware, we have a cottage for rent in Huaral (population 62,000). In Huaral we have all the major cell phone carriers, but Bitel has the most towers & thus the best coverage. My wife purchased a nice smartphone & was very pleased until she dropped the phone. We hav...
by samthesham
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2203

Re: How can I get my package?

HA! HA! HA! This is a link for "Snake Oil" which is a drain cleaner. I hope these posters never had such intense pain in their shoulders that brushing one's teeth causes misery! You are wasting everyone's time reading your posts thinking you may have a solution to my CBD problem. Well, th...
by samthesham
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: ZARA man loafers,white color size 42.
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: ZARA man loafers,white color size 42.

woodchuck wrote:That is how the bottoms are after you walk just a bit in these types of shoes.
No one was dancing in a cow pasture.


How do you know where he's been?
Were you with him?
by samthesham
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Gringo invites to eat Peruvian Anticucho to another Gringo in Lima, Peru !
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Gringo invites to eat Peruvian Anticucho to another Gringo in Lima, Peru !

windsportinperu wrote:According to the guest, eating Anticucho is Mind Blowing !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXuoThVDP9Q


Could be bowel blowing if it ain't cooked right.
by samthesham
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 143 New Nazca Lines Discovered by using Artifical Intelligence Technology in Peru !
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: 143 New Nazca Lines Discovered by using Artifical Intelligence Technology in Peru !

Formidable 1 wrote:Ancient astronaut theorists believe...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRAmthS8r78


Thanks for that video.
I've often wondered about how they did it and why they did it.
Now it makes sense.
by samthesham
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Arequipa neighborhood recommendation
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Arequipa neighborhood recommendation

PM a member here named ironchefchris.
He lives there. Or he did.
Haven't seen him post in awhile.
by samthesham
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: ZARA man loafers,white color size 42.
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: ZARA man loafers,white color size 42.

Those look like you've been dancing out in a cow pasture.
Clean the crap off the bottoms and we'll talk.
by samthesham
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: CBD oil
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: CBD oil

woodchuck wrote:Is this a legitimate request; you are not running from the law?
Please explain in more details in PM please.


Who said anything about the law?
There's a lot of reasons for getting out of Lima fast.
You left Lima.
Are you running from the law?
by samthesham
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 15
Views: 867

Re: The price of beer?

Peruvians are too set in their ways to try something different.
Why take a chance on an import or craft beer that costs more when they can have something familiar at a lesser price?
by samthesham
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: CBD oil
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: CBD oil

woodchuck wrote:I appreciate the photos.
Will you guys have time to visit us here in Huaral & stay at our cottage?
Thanks.


Long story but I
need to get out of Lima ASAP.
If I bring you some oil, will you let me stay for a few weeks?
by samthesham
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 1305

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

woodchuck wrote:Great Song - thanks.
Enjoyed the VW vans; I had a 69 VW camper van that was painted with hippie colors & curtains.


Yeah, and you hippies ruined America...
https://community.babycenter.com/post/a ... ed_america
by samthesham
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!
Replies: 16
Views: 1305

Re: Paradise Lost - PISSED OFF!

Well, something is missing like the truth because you're saying the pool is private yet in another thread, you say it's shared..

"50 soles a month for maintenance for a casita & shared pool."

viewtopic.php?f=33&t=30941
by samthesham
Sat May 11, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: TUMS - where to find?
Replies: 6
Views: 924

Re: TUMS - where to find?

woodchuck wrote:What Peruvian pharmacies carry an antacid product similar to TUMS?
Thanks.


Better stop eating that 9 soles rotisserie chicken.
by samthesham
Wed May 16, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Boyfriend
Replies: 10
Views: 4556

Re: Peruvian Boyfriend

Sounds like a real perro.
I guess the moral to this story is don't trust surfers.
by samthesham
Thu May 03, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is overstaying my tourist visa still no big deal?
Replies: 17
Views: 2504

Re: Is overstaying my tourist visa still no big deal?

Thanks for the information, guys! That is a 450% increase in penalties, from $1 USD to $4.50 USD, but fortunately it won't break the bank. I'll stay here for a few months illegally, shamelessly enjoying my life as an international scofflaw. Samthesham, I am glad that my audacity amazes you, my ex-g...
by samthesham
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is overstaying my tourist visa still no big deal?
Replies: 17
Views: 2504

Re: Is overstaying my tourist visa still no big deal?

The audacity of some people never ceases to amaze me. Since people can no longer skirt the law, suddenly Peru has lost its luster. The bloom is officially off the Peruvian rose. But my advice is to be a good tourist and enjoy the treasures of Peru like cheap menu grub and democratic prices while you...
by samthesham
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: STEEL CUT OATS
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: STEEL CUT OATS

woodchuck wrote:I have been reading how steel cut oats are the healthiest to purchase.
Anyone know where to buy these?
Thanks.


You're in luck, Chuck.
Quaker Oats makes steel cut oats so just get your friend's double naught special agent to throw in a few boxes along with the vitamins.
by samthesham
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Italian restaurants
Replies: 5
Views: 4352

Italian restaurants

Any good places to get authentic Italian cuisine. Specifically spaghetti with Italian meatballs and
sauce.
Tired of eating spaghetti with chicken.
Gross.
by samthesham
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to handle delayed or cancelled flights
Replies: 8
Views: 3068

Re: How to handle delayed or cancelled flights

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by samthesham
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Soft pretzel machine
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Re: Soft pretzel machine

Alpineprince wrote:I used to buy them at La Mora (several locations) when I lived 2 blocks away. Have not been back in about 2 years. I don't think it was that popular, in Peru they are called "Bretzel".


The problem is Peruvians prefer bread that's hard as a rock instead of soft. Go figure that one out.
by samthesham
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Visiting Arequipa
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Visiting Arequipa

gorgemartin wrote:Hello,

When is the best time to visit? Is it easy to get around? Arequipas food and most popular restaurants?


Anytime is good.
Easy to get around but easier if you speak Spanish.
World class food to be eaten.
Bring your appetite.
by samthesham
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How can I look for language schools in Trujillo / Tacna
Replies: 8
Views: 2312

Re: How can I look for language schools in Trujillo / Tacna

Any reason that you're relocating to Trujillo / Tacna?

Seems your best bet would be to remain in Lima if possible and attend one there.
by samthesham
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Looking for help from all musicians
Replies: 5
Views: 2114

Re: Looking for help from all musicians

Looking for help from all musicians, Hello everyone, I am a songwriter and have compiled 20 songs that I don't think will change the World but are a good enough start to seek your help. I am looking for musicians in the Lima area who would be interested in seeing where they can be taken. The songs ...
by samthesham
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Adoption in Peru?
Replies: 13
Views: 3680

Re: Adoption in Peru?

You asked "once we legally adopt, doesn't the child become an American dependent?" Then you asked how will this affect your Social Security? Finally, you mentioned making formal arrangement with the parents to take care of the child. What is a formal arrangement? According to Google (fine ...
by samthesham
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building a home in miraflores
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Building a home in miraflores

My main recomendation would be to make sure you are physically present to monitor the construction. It is a very good recommendation We should be present - not only during the building of a property - but also during something that could be "easier" as the remodelation of our house We sho...
by samthesham
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is Remax Legit? For buying an apartment?
Replies: 5
Views: 1287

Re: Is Remax Legit? For buying an apartment?

This kind of thing happens in the U.S. all the time.
Someone pretends to have a place for sale/rent or poses as the agent/owner, give them the deposit and you never hear from them again.
I'm calling scam.
by samthesham
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to get a refund on non-refundable airline tickets
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Re: How to get a refund on non-refundable airline tickets

The best solution is not to book non refundable then you wouldn't have to worry about getting a refund.
by samthesham
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Adoption in Peru?
Replies: 13
Views: 3680

Re: Adoption in Peru?

This sounds suspicious. You're going to Ayacucho on a "honeymoon" then ask about adopting children up there???
There has to be some financial angle involved.

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