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by windsportinperu
Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Policia del Peru - Peruvian Police sings to Chile
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Policia del Peru - Peruvian Police sings to Chile

Nice video,

Peruvian Police giving a Homage to Chile for National Holiday during 18 September

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUzE6wr34W4
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: In the Middle of this Pandemic, Peru will grow 20 to 25% Exporting Avocado !
Replies: 0
Views: 35

In the Middle of this Pandemic, Peru will grow 20 to 25% Exporting Avocado !

Confirmed , Peru is now the 1º Exporter to Europe

Palta - Avocado is growing 20 to 25% this year 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LkWYJ0oLX8
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: In The Top Ten
Replies: 69
Views: 692

Re: In The Top Ten

Hello 69road, Answering your question: there are a lot of "afiches" teaching People on how to follow the regulations , I found this https://www.google.com.pe/search?q=AFICHE+COVID19+PERU&tbm=isch&ictx=1&tbs=rimg:CS-2xCw72kpnIggvtsQsO9pKZyoSCS-2xCw72kpnEatXgat3IEmP&hl=es-419...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: In The Top Ten
Replies: 69
Views: 692

Re: In The Top Ten

A preliminary analysis about what happened in Peru is the sum of a lot of reasons: Lack of Heatlh Resources Lack of Public Transportation that keeps people separated each other, not as packed as is in the Peru Public Transport Lack of Previous Preparation - China is somehow responsible for not givin...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: In The Top Ten
Replies: 69
Views: 692

Re: In The Top Ten

NoCleverName, that is a good analysis of the situation There are some few differences , though Most of Peruvians wanted and want to follow the rules. , so the images above do not represent to most of us Because of my work I use to speak with a lot of people - inside and outside Lima, and from differ...
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: International shipping (cargo)
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: International shipping (cargo)

I made a search on Google and found some Companies specialized in Transport between Peru - Argentina Key Words TRANSPORTE DE CARGA INTERNACIONAL PERU ARGENTINA I am sure they are NOT working properly, because of Pandemia I have found that several Internal Bus Companies are closed now, only some few ...
by windsportinperu
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: ADOBE homes?
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: ADOBE homes?

Alan, excelent example on how an adobe house should not been built

That Collapsed Adobe House has neither "amarres horizontales" (ring beam) nor columns
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: ADOBE homes?
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: ADOBE homes?

Part 2,

Some organizations in Peru have investigated Earth Quake resistant Adobe Houses and there are some data on Internet

Unfortunately most of that data is stuck on the first stages and is not popular because is unknown for the poor farmers in Peru
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: ADOBE homes?
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: ADOBE homes?

It is a Technical Question, Some of the pro of building with Adobe is that the material is obtained direct from the place where it is built, specially in the CountrySide Assuming we are only talking about Peru - and excluding all the new techniques for building with Adobe, It is better to mix adobe ...
by windsportinperu
Sun Aug 16, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Beautiful Moche Gold Object stolen and given back to Peru by UK
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Beautiful Moche Gold Object stolen and given back to Peru by UK

This story is mindblowing

Thanks and Thanks again to UK and to Scotland Yard for giving it back to Peru

A must see for everyone who wants to understand a little bit about Moche (also known as Mochica)

https://youtu.be/xpOtlEQfcbU
by windsportinperu
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cheap Land?
Replies: 6
Views: 139

Re: Cheap Land?

Views on the way to Sayan, from the Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yyo_ZkmuwCM
by windsportinperu
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cheap Land?
Replies: 6
Views: 139

Re: Cheap Land?

Maybe Sayan ?

It is not so far from Huaral, you might visit it and say to your friend what has been your impression about that place

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D2qflVS0PA
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: No-confidence vote
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: No-confidence vote

Alan,

The good thing is that during this new voting, Vizcarra got 115 confidence votes vs 5 no-confidence votes

An overwhelming victory for Peru !
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: No-confidence vote
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: No-confidence vote

Vizcarra try it again and did it well

The Congress has no option and has given confidence-vote ...
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: 2 New Patrol Vessels made in Sima, Peru
Replies: 0
Views: 65

2 New Patrol Vessels made in Sima, Peru

2 new Patrol Vessels were launched recently in the Shipyard Sima - Astillero Sima

Not so bad , Considering that they were finished in the middle of this harsh Pandemic !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y-O6YdLiZY
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: No-confidence vote
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: No-confidence vote

Some few of Congressmen are trying to show Vizcarra as being guilty because of the amount of people who has died by the virus and of this economical recession , Even though both are happening in the World , right now I have the pulse of the street and even though the people is schoked by this recess...
by windsportinperu
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China invades the Sovereignty of Ecuador
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: China invades the Sovereignty of Ecuador

Erratum = where says "float" should be "fleet" :oops: Yes, I do not know what can they do, but it is clear that Ecuador feels intimidated by that big Fleet of Vessels This is just the beginning of the problem, hope they can use International Law related to over exploitation of th...
by windsportinperu
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China invades the Sovereignty of Ecuador
Replies: 4
Views: 179

China invades the Sovereignty of Ecuador

A big float of about 250 Fish Factory Ships from China invades the ocean region between Galapagos and Ecuador - Even though they are International Waters, the amount of people and ships is considered as an invasion by Ecuador because of the amount of fish that can be caught by this float of ships is...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru as the main exporter of Tangerine - Mandarina in the Region
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Peru as the main exporter of Tangerine - Mandarina in the Region

Even though this news is 1.5 years old, it is worth to mentioned that Peru is the biggest exporter of Mandarina in Latin America Main destinations are USA, Canada, China, UK, and Netherlands And the new market after 10 years will be Japan ! https://gestion.pe/economia/minagri-peru-consolida-principa...
by windsportinperu
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Taking care of it's citizens!
Replies: 12
Views: 386

Re: Taking care of it's citizens!

Good to know that, Alpine
by windsportinperu
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "Routing number" for bank transfers. Question.
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: "Routing number" for bank transfers. Question.

Hello Alan,

Any update about this issue ?

Did you find an alternate option ?
by windsportinperu
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The Moches and Chimus and later The Incas were great navigators
Replies: 1
Views: 70

The Moches and Chimus and later The Incas were great navigators

The Cronistas were "writers" during the spanish colonial times in Peru. They wrote that the first spaniards saw several Inca ships sailing from Peru to Panama and Viceversa It is been found Inca Ruins as far as Earter Island . It is also been found Sweet potato and Pineapple in the Polynes...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Will be moving
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Will be moving

Hello Th,

La Punta is a nice location. It was founded by Italian Migrants ...

I live not to far from there... Magdalena del Mar

Do you have any experience in building or sailing boats as monohull or multihulls ( as Catamaran ) ?
by windsportinperu
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China

Thanks Alan, I am trying to understand why canned red meat has no presence in the Peru Supermarkets ... Option is Canned fish as Tuna ( Atun in spanish) https://www.tottus.com.pe/tottus/browse/Alimentos-en-Conserva/1.07 P.S. Before reading your comments it was in my imagination that Canned red meat ...
by windsportinperu
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China

Thanks for the information , very useful to know it
by windsportinperu
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Canned Red Meat in USA Canada, Australia, Europe , China

I am very curious about the consumption of canned red meat in USA

How often is canned red meat ( beef or similar ) eaten in USA , Canada, Australia, Europe , China ?

Any comments will be highly appreciated

https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=beef
by windsportinperu
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean

I think a "clean" view of the Ocean in Lima without big cruise ships is the right decision Let's Imagine the ocean with several big ships and marinas everywhere, we would lose the beauty of the sunset during the sunny days Anyway Lima should have a place for Cruisers but somewhere else.. o...
by windsportinperu
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: "Routing number" for bank transfers. Question.
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: "Routing number" for bank transfers. Question.

Weird , Routing Number is only used inside USA , while SWIFT is an international code for identyfing bank across the Globe BBVA is right, they do not have a routing number and will never have because it is located in Peru , so they do not know how to help you **** NEW option : it seem to be that BCP...
by windsportinperu
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean

Peru was the First country in the World that has declared a Law that protects the waves in our beaches. As we know, Peru has the longest wave in the World, and is famous for surfing It prevents the uses of Sea-wall , Docks and anything else that could changes the normal movement of waves near the co...
by windsportinperu
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru as exporter of Ginger - Kion - Jengibre
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Peru as exporter of Ginger - Kion - Jengibre

During 2019, Peru was the 4º exporter of Ginger (named as kion in Peru) in the World . Conidering that Netherlands is not a real-producer just an import-export hub, Peru is really on the 3º position as producer-exporter, next to Thailand But, during C.virus, Peru has tripled its exporting capacities...
by windsportinperu
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe
Replies: 94
Views: 4100

Re: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe

250 Medical Ventilators sent from USA to Peru for fighting the battle against CV

This Gesture is fully appreciated , Many Thanks

God Bless America ! !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saTlDBCfIy0
by windsportinperu
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Chic peas?
Replies: 8
Views: 620

Re: Chic peas?

.. .. at it is commonly called. There is probably an intersting story there! Great Initiative, Alan If you want to make an special report in your website , Pallares is very old in History of Peru It used to be eaten as part of the Moche (Mochica) Culture. about 2 thousands years old . We might see ...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Oxapampa
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Re: Oxapampa

WoodChuck If I were you, I would buy land "around" Huaral Oxapampa is out of your "radar" Maybe I am wrong and I am making a generalization, but my impression is that Americans do not accept well tropical hot climates . You seem to be not so tolerant with bugs either. Probably Eu...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is Peru becoming a banana republic?
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Is Peru becoming a banana republic?

Peru must honored its previous Agreements It is only a bad decision of the Congress, but neither Vizcarra nor the rest of the Ministers are part of it The Government of Vizcarra considers appealing against it. This is unconstitutional https://www.elperuano.pe/noticia-tc-vera-manana-si-admite-demanda...
by windsportinperu
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Chic peas?
Replies: 8
Views: 620

Re: Chic peas?

In my life I have only eaten Tarwi twice: 1º in Yungay as Ceviche de chocho .. it not really a ceviche, but resemble it 2º In Abancay as a sort of a stew Alan, I didn't know about the high level of Tarwi , good data WoodChuck.. Garbanzos can be found anywhere . From time to time it is prepared at my...
by windsportinperu
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe
Replies: 94
Views: 4100

Re: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe

Peru is back to work !

Building the needed infrastructure as roads and bridges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0cFi8cxEfY
by windsportinperu
Sun May 24, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Exporting wholesale goods from Peru?
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Exporting wholesale goods from Peru?

Hello Alan, I have never exported before, so I am not probably the best guide , but.. If you are going to export small goods by Airplane, Serpost has an "easy way" to do that The method is "exporta facil" and all the necessary information is here... http://www.serpost.com.pe/Expo...
by windsportinperu
Thu May 07, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe
Replies: 94
Views: 4100

Re: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe

Coronavirus update in Peru The Sourthern Regions of Peru are having a better performance that the Northern Regions. See how good the life is going on in Cusco right now on 6º May 2020 Actually Cusco has zero covid19 pacients hospitalized Report made by a gringo there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I repeat again, that I haven't been aggresive with you in anyway , just asking for straight and not vague responses , that is all . In this case honesty means to answer in an straight way , as you did I haven't seen any dishonesty on you side, take this for granted I appologize if you feel that way ...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

There is no aggressiveness in my words, you are perceiving it wrongly

You have just left your vagueness for more detaled responses. Even though I do not agree with them, I appreciate them , for sure
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Vague answers are not really useful , at all

Do you still think that the US-Iraq war is a similar scenario as the Global Pandemic covid19 ?

Do you think that FTA Peru-China should be used as a form of extorsion against Peru ?

Honest and not vague answers , please
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Hello Alan, just a little bit of History .. You may probably know , but SImon Bolivar - born in Venezuela - is not considered a good person in Peru. Bolivar was a war-criminal. He had a self-centered personality and narcisist. You may see the whole story at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv2Wu-RpC...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Now I understand your fears. The Economy in China will not be broken after helping some poor countries in the World , for the mistake they made On the Contrary, it would be a good decision. An Smart and Inteligent option China helping for the mistake and FTA Peru-China are 2 options that are not imc...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I do not know how you have arrived to the conclusion that I want economy in China to tank, it is so far from truth. What would be wise is that China admits that they make a mistake and they must search for a smart way to compensate poor countries in the World. It is better to try to do this as part ...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

At least you have admitted that China has a responsibility and is guilty of Covid19 , that is a good starting point Your links are basic information , I read them all and I already knew about it , so you are making wrong supposition about me not reading them You are repeating the same argumentative ...
by windsportinperu
Sun May 03, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I am trying to help you to understand that this Thread is not about Peru vs China. Please check the title again. If it would be, then you were right. Peru probably would feel intimidated by the FTA and then would think twice about an Economic Compensation The reality that you are denying to yourself...

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