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by danjaker
Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Random comments, split from "Art Stores in Lima"
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: Art Stores in Lima

you can always go to polvos azules, they will have all that there. And what they don't have, they get it for you by the next day. But don't ask them where they got it from. :) Including the completed paintings, signed by any artist of your choice. :lol: Ahhh, what a wonderful place - Pick up a pisc...
by danjaker
Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Random comments, split from "Art Stores in Lima"
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: Art Stores in Lima

you can always go to polvos azules, they will have all that there. And what they don't have, they get it for you by the next day. But don't ask them where they got it from. :) Including the completed paintings, signed by any artist of your choice. :lol: Ahhh, what a wonderful place - Pick up a pisc...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Art Stores in Lima
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Art Stores in Lima

There are a lot, and you can find everything you need. I have a friend here who is a full time artist and buys all that stuff, but I havent asked yet where.... but, if you dont get an answer from someone else here soon, you can always go to polvos azules, they will have all that there.
by danjaker
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Call Center opportunities
Replies: 12
Views: 2631

Re: Call Center opportunities

Unfortunately there are many places around like this - You have to weed out the decent, from the bad... This place is no good, stay away as op says - Thanks for posting your visit details. Are there any decent call center jobs in Lima, or anywhere else for that matter? If there are perhaps someone ...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Call Center opportunities
Replies: 12
Views: 2631

Re: Call Center opportunities

Unfortunately there are many places around like this - You have to weed out the decent, from the bad... This place is no good, stay away as op says - Thanks for posting your visit details.
by danjaker
Sat Oct 18, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: garage sale in my apartment :) by appointment
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: garage sale in my apartment :) by appointment

I am interested in something, write me at [email protected]
by danjaker
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: job hunting
Replies: 27
Views: 4214

Re: job hunting

Finding call center work here, is, actually quite easy, once you start making contacts within them (I have worked for several) but, key word "worked" - Yes you can make some decent money, pretty good in some, but in the end, they are worthless, drug abusing alcoholic owners, not registere...
by danjaker
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: job hunting
Replies: 27
Views: 4214

Re: job hunting

Finding call center work here, is, actually quite easy, once you start making contacts within them (I have worked for several) but, key word "worked" - Yes you can make some decent money, pretty good in some, but in the end, they are worthless, drug abusing alcoholic owners, not registered...
by danjaker
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED
Replies: 38
Views: 7160

Re: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED

Capital letters upset people? Must only offend Americans then, being that they are so overly sensitive about every damn thing -
by danjaker
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Overstay Fee
Replies: 4
Views: 1062

Re: Overstay Fee

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=26725

Look in the forum, youll find plenty, this was my link (just under yours) -

Dont worry, just pay the fine at the airport, no big deal.
by danjaker
Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED
Replies: 38
Views: 7160

Re: WIFE REFUSES TO DIVORCE URGENT HELP NEEDED

Posting for a friend. Maybe someone has experience with this. Any advice or comments welcome. "My Peruvian wife refuses to give me a divorce & my CE (Resident visa) is based on the marriage. Migrations tells me I need a divorce to switch to a "Rentista" but she wants me to pay he...
by danjaker
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile
Replies: 8
Views: 1329

Re: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile

Well I learned my lesson, I thought I could get away with it - But I am sure they do this to many - I was going to use my card then charge back, but conveniently enough their machine was not working so I withdrew from the atm.
by danjaker
Tue Oct 14, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: job hunting
Replies: 27
Views: 4214

Re: job hunting

If you don't speak Spanish then your only option is to teach English or German. It will be imposible to find a job in the hospitality industry if you don't speak Spanish. Speaking English and German is an asset. Be aware that hospitality Jobs pay very bad. Do you allready have an authorisation to w...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile
Replies: 8
Views: 1329

Re: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile

Oh one other thing, if you are not a Peruvian citizen, and if you do not have a carnet, do not let a Peruvian buy your plane ticket for you, upon our return, yes return - Tacna to Lima, (NOT Lima to Tacna) they said at the ticket counter I had to pay $175 extra because I don't get the discount, I a...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 13, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile
Replies: 8
Views: 1329

Re: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile

Oh one other thing, if you are not a Peruvian citizen, and if you do not have a carnet, do not let a Peruvian buy your plane ticket for you, upon our return, yes return - Tacna to Lima, (NOT Lima to Tacna) they said at the ticket counter I had to pay $175 extra because I don't get the discount, I a...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 13, 2014 1:22 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Nikon D-5100 with extras for sale -
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Nikon D-5100 with extras for sale -

I have a Nikon D-5100 DSLR Camera - Comes with two lenses, tripod, reflector, backpack, two memory cards, cleaning supplies, all cables. I would post a picture but since I bought this less than 5 months ago, it still looks and works as if it were brand new. No noticeable scratches or signs of wear. ...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 13, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: 1/4 Australian Gold Coin
Replies: 0
Views: 394

1/4 Australian Gold Coin

Hi, I am trying to sell my 1/4 OZ .9999 Australian, "year of the snake" Gold coin - Selling because I just need the money now, but it's in perfect condition, bought from APMEX - The picture below is what the coin looks like (although the picture is showing a larger coin) - Looking to sell ...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 13, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile
Replies: 8
Views: 1329

Border Hop Info. Having Overstayed Your Visa - Chile

Ok, so I said in a related post that I would post my travel info for those who may be curious about this type of situation, I will try and be as quick and simple about it as possible - So, I came to Peru 2 years ago, first entry = 183 days - I left just within that 6 months for just one week and cam...
by danjaker
Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What is the top clinics here in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 4637

Re: What is the top clinics here in Lima

Possibly - Maybe one or two - But the US wont do that -
by danjaker
Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What is the top clinics here in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 4637

Re: What is the top clinics here in Lima

" Home countries paying the bill" ....... jajaja -
by danjaker
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Safety of border crossings (split from visa extension)
Replies: 21
Views: 2036

Re: Safety of border crossings (split from visa extension)

Yes,
I believe I have overstayed almost 300 days. I will be crossing the border within 1 week. I have never had an issue before, but, when I return, I will post the details of the trip for all of you ---
by danjaker
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to buy TASER in Lima?
Replies: 65
Views: 10329

Re: Where to buy TASER in Lima?

If you have a carnet you can apply for a weapons license and by a gun, it's not terribly difficult.
by danjaker
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What is the top clinics here in Lima
Replies: 13
Views: 4637

Re: What is the top clinics here in Lima

Clinica Ricardo Palma, on Javier Parado - & - Jockey Salud at Jockey Plaza -
by danjaker
Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:47 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Visa run- Border hop to Chile from Lima and back.
Replies: 5
Views: 1526

Re: Visa run- Border hop to Chile from Lima and back.

This post will be beneficial for some newcomers into Peru with this situation. Plain and simple though, (to others out there) if your visa runs out, don't worry, it happens, to more than you think. Just border hop, you will always get back in. I have a friend here who is a lawyer in immigration's an...
by danjaker
Mon Oct 06, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help. Accidental overstay.
Replies: 30
Views: 4453

Re: Help. Accidental overstay.

He explained it in his original post ........ plus, you dont need proof of onward travel, it only depends on the airline -
by danjaker
Sat Oct 04, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: is there a 6 month a year limit on tourist visas?
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

Re: is there a 6 month a year limit on tourist visas?

I have relevant information for you, I have been in that situation, done that, done this.. time and time again... write me at [email protected] and I can give you some information if youd like, id also like to ask you a couple questions....
by danjaker
Fri Oct 03, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: OLX? MercadoLibre?
Replies: 8
Views: 1649

Re: OLX? MercadoLibre?

They are both free to buy and sell... Paid options come with added features (when you read the headings on the website when you post, it clearly explains this) . I have ought and sold through both.. Basically like a craigslist.
by danjaker
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help. Accidental overstay.
Replies: 30
Views: 4453

Re: Help. Accidental overstay.

Yea, thats not enough time, you wont make it. Only by a short miracle, if I were you I would immediately start making arrangements for a later flight, honestly though I would book the flight the next day, just in case.
by danjaker
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Help. Accidental overstay.
Replies: 30
Views: 4453

Re: Help. Accidental overstay.

Dont worry, it happens.

My visa expired last December!
I am going to Tacna in a couple weeks then Arica, then back in.
by danjaker
Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Being Called Fat. Sensitivity issues.
Replies: 47
Views: 15810

Re: Being Called Fat. Sensitivity issues.

This is not the US,
South Americans do eat better, healthier and get much more exercise than Americans. So, people tend to be in much better shape. Its just the way it is.
Get use to it, or eat more Peruvian meals, walk, exercise...
by danjaker
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for a Microphone, for a DSLR camera
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Looking for a Microphone, for a DSLR camera

Hi, I am looking for a Microphone for my DSLR - Preferably something similar to a lapel microphone, (a microphone that clips to your shirt, wireless or not) or any other microphone that can connect to my camera. Before checking polvos azules I thought Id check here to see. Im looking to either buy o...
by danjaker
Sun Sep 28, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Many expats living in Mancora?
Replies: 21
Views: 3146

Re: Many expats living in Mancora?

No country is perfect, and youll find flaws in every single one. You have to take the bad with the good, its finding that balance that best suits you. Having lived in Colombia for more than 5 years, I prefer Colombia, in almost every way, and they are doing better than just about every other country...
by danjaker
Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Many expats living in Mancora?
Replies: 21
Views: 3146

Re: Many expats living in Mancora?

There are plenty of rural towns/villages in Peru. It all depends on your taste, there are also town in which no currency is used, except a skill you have that can be put to use. Things are traded, services are traded, food, etc....

Depends on exactly what hes looking for.
by danjaker
Sat Sep 27, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Many expats living in Mancora?
Replies: 21
Views: 3146

Re: Many expats living in Mancora?

I have lived in Peru for many years, I also lived and worked in Mancora. Keep in mind during the summer and most of the year it is very hot, for me it was too uncomfortable to live in that kind of temperature day and night. Mancora is more expensive than Lima, because Mancora is a tourist town, noth...
by danjaker
Fri Sep 12, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Gold and Silver for sale - Iraqi Currency
Replies: 0
Views: 429

Gold and Silver for sale - Iraqi Currency

I have 1 quarter OZ gold Australian coin, .9999 - I also have about 13 OZ's (I think) in Silver, several 1 OZ silver coins, (American Eagle, Mexican, Australian, etc.) A 3 OZ poured bar and a 2 OZ coin I believe. Selling at current cost, dollars or soles. Write me if interested - [email protected]...
by danjaker
Thu Sep 11, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Kidney for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 2383

Re: Kidney for sale

Got any hearts?
by danjaker
Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for 1. Computer desk 2. Office chair 3. Fridge
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Looking for 1. Computer desk 2. Office chair 3. Fridge

Before I go to the store, ill check here to see if anyone wants to sell a computer desk, an office chair, or a fridge (any kind) - If you have any of these you want to sell, let me know.. thanks.. [email protected]
by danjaker
Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Nikon D5100 + 2 Lenses + Tripod and more -
Replies: 1
Views: 679

Re: Nikon D5100 + 2 Lenses + Tripod and more -

Asking s/2100 OBO -
by danjaker
Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Just moved to Peru...looking to meet people!
Replies: 44
Views: 12474

Re: Just moved to Peru...looking to meet people!

Hi Megan,

I am from Michigan, been living here in Lima for almost 2 years now, feel free to write me anytime, [email protected] Ill be happy to chat or we can meet up sometime if youd like. - Daniel
by danjaker
Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Sold
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Re: iPhone 4S 32GB

Still for sale, would like to sell before the 24th - Thanks
by danjaker
Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Want to buy Iphone 5s
Replies: 5
Views: 1101

Re: Want to buy Iphone 5s

Hi, I do have a iphone 4s 32GB for sale, jailbroken and unblocked so you can use with claro or movistar, write me at [email protected].com if your interested. Thanks I really dont get the point of offering me something that Im not asking for... the headline reads perfectly Want to buy an Iphone 5s. ...
by danjaker
Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Sold
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Re: iPhone 4S 32GB

evelynbt wrote:how much are you asking for? I am interested but need a price. email me at [email protected] . thanx a lot.

Ok... Sent you an e-mail
by danjaker
Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Nikon D5100 + 2 Lenses + Tripod and more -
Replies: 1
Views: 679

Nikon D5100 + 2 Lenses + Tripod and more -

I am selling my Nikon D-5100, and accessories with it: - The Camera is in perfect like new condition, bought only months ago at the Nikon store in San Isidro. It comes with all cables, batteries chargers and original box, plus everything listed below : - 18-55 Lense - 55-200 Lense - Lense Hood - 65&...
by danjaker
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Want to buy Iphone 5s
Replies: 5
Views: 1101

Re: Want to buy Iphone 5s

Hi,

I do have a iphone 4s 32GB for sale, jailbroken and unblocked so you can use with claro or movistar, write me at [email protected] if your interested. Thanks
by danjaker
Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Sold
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Sold

sold
by danjaker
Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cheez-its -
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Cheez-its -

Has anyone found where to buy Cheez-its in Lima yet ?
by danjaker
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for Xbox 360 power cord -
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Looking for Xbox 360 power cord -

Oh yea, the picture you posted is what I need.
by danjaker
Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for Xbox 360 power cord -
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Looking for Xbox 360 power cord -

Hi, Im looking for a new or used Xbox 360 power cord. (I figured I'd check here before checking out the shops and polvos azules) I accidentally plugged mine in without a voltage adapter... Looking for someone out there who may have an extra to spare. Thanks, post a reply first please, or write amazo...
by danjaker
Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Looking for "GO' the board game
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Looking for "GO' the board game

Where can I find this game, the board and pieces, I keep an eye out but havent had any luck. I have lived here a while so if you know for a fact who might carry these please let me know.
by danjaker
Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where can I find "GO" the board game?
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Where can I find "GO" the board game?

Where can I find this game, the board and pieces, I keep an eye out but havent had any luck. I have lived here a while so if you know for a fact who might carry these please let me know.

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