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by bobg
Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Mr. Obama
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

Re: Mr. Obama

What a dumb statement what country does EVERY ONE including chi chi use :?: when they need something ?
by bobg
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reading Glasses Help!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2999

Re: Reading Glasses Help!!

Go to Linsey it,s the glasses capitol of Lima :shock:
by bobg
Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How do I find an international mover?
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Re: How do I find an international mover?

I just used door to door movers Lima Miami very professional they packed and shipped
by bobg
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

The same situation exists in the U.S. with the blacks , there has been a lot of progress made since the emancipation we have a black president but there is also a society of people of all colors who have become dependent upon the government for their welfare. For generations they have become less l...
by bobg
Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Downturn coming?
Replies: 55
Views: 10717

Re: Downturn coming?

Thanks Kitty yes I also agree that the people who control Peru are a bunch of crooks they really don't have Peruvians on their, agenda just what they can get for themselves.
by bobg
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Downturn coming?
Replies: 55
Views: 10717

Re: Downturn coming?

:shock: Not to lend in dollars ? The doc lives in San Diego Ca. but is from Peru . Well that's what the Peruvian government is like , stupid !!! and they don't have enough money to give the military a raise but still make it mandatory to join ! *I can't say enough about the Peruvian bureaucracy, Hap...
by bobg
Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Downturn coming?
Replies: 55
Views: 10717

Re: Downturn coming?

I'm not a money guy don't follow the stock market, but i just sold my apartment , had two appraisals from two different banks, for prospective buyers , to get there loans. both were around $280,000 sold it to a doctor , Peruvian , for$ 275 and the bank would only loan $191000 you tell me whats happe...
by bobg
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

Re: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?

This is our third lawyer . we started doing it our self's back and forth got frustrated and payed for the first two lawyers fired them right away weren't worth a hill of beans, the lawyer we have now is the lawyer for our buyer, when she saw what was happening all of the bull s__t she VOLUNTEERED to...
by bobg
Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

Re: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?

Her we go again, more problems , now they want a legal copy of my wife's old pass port the old pass port isn't legal now , they just want more money for someone to put a stamp on it and that makes it legal, crazy ! This is into the fourth month you do one thing , start over than they find something ...
by bobg
Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

Re: Did I only get a 40-day Visa at Lima Airport?

That is what happened to me when I came in March of this year, I've been coming here for 20 years always had 90 days usually stay for 60. So who ever looks at there pass port after so much time ? Well it really bit me in the a_ _ I am selling my apartment have had it sold since may, many many proble...
by bobg
Sun May 19, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information
Replies: 24
Views: 6637

Re: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information

panman............. first of all you have to have insurance, second you need a humor pill what country are you from? have you heard of tongue in cheek humor ? lighten up besides it's
not that far off...................... :D
by bobg
Sun May 19, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information
Replies: 24
Views: 6637

Re: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information

gringonlima; The answer to all is generally yes those stickers are put on by the municipality and are legal they are intended to stop the street people from charging you to watch your car.try not to park on the street overnight, I think alarms only annoy your neighbors , they next best thing is to i...
by bobg
Sun May 19, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information
Replies: 24
Views: 6637

Re: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information

Adrian ; that might be a good rule of thumb to follow, I have some very close relatives who hit and killed one of two people she hit on the pan american sur, of course it was a awful thing to happen they were two older women crossing the highway . there families tried to sue (?) but it didn't happen...
by bobg
Sat May 18, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying a Dog
Replies: 13
Views: 2619

Re: Buying a Dog

THIS IS THE BEST POST AND SUBJECT TO BE ON THE BOARD IN A VERY LONG TIME, MAYBE ANYONE WHO HAS A DOG/CAT/PET CAN POST A PICT. AND SOME INFO ON THEM ...........THANKS EVERYONE
by bobg
Sat May 18, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information
Replies: 24
Views: 6637

Re: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information

ADRIAN I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU BEEN SMOKEN, BUT YOUR ADVISE IS RUBBISH ! YOU STOP FOR PEDESTRIANS AND MOST DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO IS 4 OR 5 AROUND A LEFT TURN COMMON IN THE US? OR RIGHT LANE. LEFT TURN HIGH ON THE TO DO LIST ? JUST DRIVE LIKE THE REST OF THE PEOPLE IT'S A CHAOTIC EXERCISE IN FRUSTRATIO...
by bobg
Fri May 17, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best pollo a la brasa places to eat?
Replies: 20
Views: 10541

Re: Best pollo a la brasa places to eat?

THE VERY BEST IS DON TITOS IN SAN BORA, BEEN THERE 26 YEARS, GREAT CHICKEN GREAT FRIES, GREAT PAREADA, TRY THE GRILLED VEGGES, BEST WAITER , ROBERTO IS OLDER BUT YOU WILL LOVE HIM.
by bobg
Fri May 17, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information
Replies: 24
Views: 6637

Re: Help with Peru Driving Laws/Information

THERE ARE NONE ! AND IF BY CHANCE THERE MIGHT BE ONE HIDING, THERE NOT IN FORCED. IV'E BEEN HERE SINCE 2005 HAVEN'T SEEN A HANDFUL OF TICKETS BEING GIVEN. BY THE WAY, I TO AM RETIRING TO THE GOOD OLE USA, THERE HAVE BEEN TO MANY CHANGES HERE NOT LIKE IT USED TO BE, WISH YOU LUCK.......
by bobg
Tue May 14, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: new subway opening
Replies: 9
Views: 1586

Re: new subway opening

I THOUGHT YOU MEANT A REAL SUBWAY, WE NEED THOSE MORE THAN ANOTHER PLACE TO EAT.
by bobg
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

TOM "But in places like Apurimac is was far worse in terms of bombs, violence and killing" DEAD IS DEAD , VIOLENCE IS VIOLENCE AND KILLING, IF YOU ARE THE FAMILY OR DIRECTLY CONNECTED DO YOU NOT HAVE THE SAME FEELING ? DO YOU NOT SUFFER ? HOW CAN YOU PUT VALUE ON SUCH THINGS ? IS ONE LIFE ...
by bobg
Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

"The people there suffered terribly in the 80 and early 90s. Far more than people in Lima" TOM HOW THE HELL CAN YOU SAY THAT ? PEOPLE SUFFERED TERRIBLY IN LIMA JUST AS THEY DID THERE, THERE WERE BOMBINGS, KILLING MANY PEOPLE, PEOPLE THAT HAD NO IDEA WHEN OR WHERE THE NEXT ATTACK WOULD COME...
by bobg
Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

TOM, DOES THAT MEAN THAT THE REGINE ISN'T ASSOCIATED WITH COCAINE ? THEY DON'T MAKE ANY MONEY FROM IT ? ME THINKS NOT, YOU SEE THE PICTS OF THEM MAKING THE PRODUCT IN Apurimac. THEY MAKE MONEY TRANSPORTING IT , MOST OF THEIR INCOME IS FROM COCAINE, SORRY YOU ARE WRONG ! FALCONAGAIN IS RIGHT !!!!!!!!...
by bobg
Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coca. Where it is and isn´t cultivated.
Replies: 19
Views: 2335

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

https://dazzlepod.com/cable/05LIMA2642/







OR THIS................................................
by bobg
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coca. Where it is and isn´t cultivated.
Replies: 19
Views: 2335

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

The Routes and Methods of Peru's Cocaine Traffickers

W-T-F- SEEMS A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE THEIR FACTS ASS BACKWARD CHECK IT
OUT ON THE WEBB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by bobg
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coca. Where it is and isn´t cultivated.
Replies: 19
Views: 2335

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

I BELIEVE FALCONAGAIN IS RIGHT PART OF WHAT IS BEING TALKED ABOUT IS NOT ABOUT HOW PEOPLE FEEL , SOME PEOPLE TALK ABOUT TAKING AWAY FROM THOSE WHO HAVE, AND GIVING IT TO THOSE WHO DO NOT.
THIS HAS NEVER WORKED,WHAT HAPPENS TO THE PRODUCERS ? COMMUNISM DOES NOT WORK!!!!
by bobg
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

FALCONAAGAIN, I AM AN AMERICAN MARRIED TO A PERUVIAN I ENJOY YOUR COMMENTS YOU SEEM TO KNOW A LOT ABOUT THE SUBJECT, AND KNOW HOW TO PUT IT ON PAPER. i AGREE WITH THE POINTS YOU MAKE, THERE HAS BEEN CLASS-ISM SENSE ADAM AND EVE THERE HAS TO BE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF IT FOR A SOCIETY TO EXIST, COMMUNISM...
by bobg
Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

i THINK THAT A MOTHERS DESPERATION IS GREATER THAN CLASS DISTINCTION WHERE EVER SHE MIGHT LIV !
FOR WHAT EVER REASON YOU WANT TO ADD CLASS TO HER APPREHENSION .
by bobg
Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?
Replies: 120
Views: 26784

Re: Why is it that peruvians don't want to talk about classism?

I'm glad you said the truth of how peru got where she is now, no excuses, no blame. Keep up the dialog.....
by bobg
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Tipping taxi drivers
Replies: 32
Views: 4271

Re: Tipping taxi drivers

EVERY NOW AND THEN WHEN WE GET A TASTE FOR FAST FOOD , BEMBO' OR WHAT EVER ,WE'LL TAKE A TAXI AND SEVERAL TIMES WE WILL BUY THE TAXISTA A HAMBURGER AND FRIES , THEY SEEM TO LIKE IT AND WE GET A LOT OF SMILES,
by bobg
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???
Replies: 64
Views: 8600

Re: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A LIVING ? ARE YOU AN EDUCATOR ?
i APOLOGIZE FOR COMMENT, i BELIEVE ANYTHING YOU CAN DO WILL HELP IT JUST SOUNDS LIKE YOU ARE STUCK ON THE OLD WAYS CHANGE COMES ..........
by bobg
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???
Replies: 64
Views: 8600

Re: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???

SERGIO YOU MAKE SOME GOOD POINTS AND NOT SO GOOD POINTS, HAVE YOU TRIED TO GET THE BOOKS OPENED AT ANY CHARITY ? GOOD LUCK WITH THAT ! YOU HAVE YOUR MOTIVE FOR GIVING GIFTS, AND SIZE OF TIPS, AND YOU SHOULDN'T IMPOSE YOURS BECAUSE ITS THE CULTURE, IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU GOT EVERYTHING BACKWARD. GET YOUR...
by bobg
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???
Replies: 64
Views: 8600

Re: WHAT ARE THE WAGES???

GIVE THEM A TIP! WOULDN'T YOU LIKE SOME RECOGNITION FOR A GOOD JOB ? ITS GOOD FOR THE PERSON , IT'S GOOD FOR THE BUSINESS PEOPLE LIKE GOOD SERVICE AND TELL OTHERS. CHARITIES HAVE TO MANY PEOPLE SPLITTING THE MONEY, GO TO AN ORPHANAGE GIVE DIRECTLY, THESE CHILDREN CAN'T HELP THEMSELVES , AND THEY HAV...
by bobg
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???
Replies: 24
Views: 6776

Re: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???

IN THOSE OTHER COUNTRIES AND CITIES, YOU GET MORE OF WHAT YOU PAY FOR (INFRA-STRUCTURE) THE PEOPLE WITH MONEY LIVE AND EAT THE SAME ALL OVER THE WORLD THE AVERAGE PERSON IS WHERE YOU HAVE TO MAKE THE COMPARISON. A 300,00 DOLLAR APT (PERU) IS NOT THE SAME FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON ELSEWHERE, (USA) 300,0...
by bobg
Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???
Replies: 24
Views: 6776

Re: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???

In Chiclayo you can easily find apartments of 50m2 for less than 300 USD (search Adoos, Urbania, etc.) Where in the usa do you even find a place that small ? Peru isn't progressing in the correct way, infra-structure is horrible it doesn't even have a train! the buses keep falling off of the mountai...
by bobg
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???
Replies: 24
Views: 6776

Re: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???

http://news.google.com/news/url?sr=1&ct2=us%2F3_0_s_1_1_a&sa=t&usg=AFQjCNGcUqucJfQVYi0YOxH2_YEZGRs9Mg&cid=null&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bloomberg.com%2Fnews%2F2013-04-01%2Fperuvian-consumer-prices-rise-at-fastest-pace-in-five-years.html&ei=QK9ZUbjbE4u2tweAVg&sig2=LWFqNIWkv0lX...
by bobg
Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???
Replies: 24
Views: 6776

Re: Is living in Peru (still) cheap???

THE COST OF LIVING IS GOING OUT OF SIGHT ! I AM A RETIRED PERSON, MY HOME IS IN NORTHERN FLA. WHEN I RETIRED 10 YEARS AGO WE BOUGHT A APARTMENT IN CHACARILLA FOR 100,000 DOLLARS MY WIFE AND I COME AND STAY FOR 3 MONTHS A YEAR. i HAVE SEEN THE COST GO UP AND UP, FROM FOOD TO TAXI'S, AND EVERYTHING IN...
by bobg
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: apartment in front of the sea $65000 US
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: apartment in front of the sea $65000 US

I would like info and picts thanks
by bobg
Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The Air We Breathe
Replies: 14
Views: 2045

Re: The Air We Breathe

You should have been here a while back, believe it or not it has vastly improved !
by bobg
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

Sounds like your talken about the lefty stations, cnn, cnbc ,cbs so on so forth.
by bobg
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Hugo Chavez
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Re: Hugo Chavez

SO ?
by bobg
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Hugo Chavez
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Re: Hugo Chavez

SO ?
by bobg
Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

What I don't understand it that people move to Peru and want to see the same TV programs and channels, same food and buy same products as in their home country. Why are they coming to Peru then? I only buy local stuff and watch Peruvian TV. Familiarity. Those who've had awesome homes tend to miss t...
by bobg
Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

I STAND CORRECTED
by bobg
Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

Well as far as myself watching fox news for comic relief is hardly the case Sir. I have respect for the only current media organization in the U.S. at the current time, that is calling into question, the political policies of the current administration. Regardless of your political affiliation, You...
by bobg
Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Car Lease/Rental
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Re: Car Lease/Rental

I've used these people many times , the prices are good and the people are friendly, the last time we rented for three months, They even came and picked up the car when we were done.

http://www.schettinirentacar.pe
by bobg
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

SEEMS THE SIMPSONS ARE A LITTLE ABOVE YOUR LEVEL NO ?
by bobg
Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

www.labnol.org/gadgets/connect-ipad-to-tv/13359/
I found this site it seems that you need an adapter for the i pad
by bobg
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

Well like I said I know a little about these things I use a Acer lap top and have a VGA to HMDI cord, I dont know if ipad has this Vga on it. Have you surched on the internet ? ask at the apple store...........good luck
by bobg
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: American TV
Replies: 42
Views: 5850

Re: American TV

I am no expert, are you using the tv's remote to find the input you are plugging to ? On your remote it has a button that says INPUT , you select what input with this button , hmdi1, hmdi2, home theater,so on, there may be more, if you can read on the tv what port (hole) your in you can go to that w...
by bobg
Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: You'll better buy your burger from a street stall.
Replies: 30
Views: 3764

Re: You'll better buy your burger from a street stall.

If you want a good burger go to in and out in california

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