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Here's a very unique housesit situation for the right person or couple persons. I have a house (mine) available on the outskirts of the jungle city of Nauta, 93 kilometers from Iquitos (largest city in the Peruvian Amazon). Nauta is a peaceful, friendly, pretty city (or big town) at the end of the Iquitos Highway (the only road within 1000 miles of here). It lies on the Maranon River, and the Amazon River connects nearby. My house is in the village of Santa Rosa (a suburb, so to speak, of Nauta), and sits atop its only little mountain, on the river's edge, with spectacular, broad views of the river, boat traffic, and sunsets. You can literally fish right off the front lawn and catch your dinner. The slightly higher altitude and river location along with mosquito netting ventilation create cool breezes in an otherwise hot climate. The house is in the village, although it is set apart just enough for privacy and quiet. Santa Rosa is a very quiet, safe, friendly little place. A sidewalk runs straight into downtown Nauta, a quick and scenic 15 minute walk. There you can buy all manner of fresh food and any other living supplies. You can also board super cheap hourly buses or taxis for Iquitos, whenever you want a taste of the big city. Additionally, the great jungle reserve of Pacaya Samiria is quite near. You can take day trips there and explore to your hearts content. The house has electricity, a small open kitchen area with all basic kitchen tools including gas stove and refrigerator, a very convenient and easy-to-use compost toilet, and a loft bed covered in a custom-made spacious mosquitero. Water for bathing and cleaning dishes is collected via an aluminum shoot collectings rainwater off the roof. You can also bathe in the river. Drinking water is easily available via large plastic containers of purified water sold in town for one sole. You can use the internet either on a smartphone (from the house) or from several different cafes in nauta. A motortaxi can run straight to the gate of my property. This is a perfect place to get a taste for life in the Amazon, to immerse yourself in the language or the culture, or alternately to use as a retreat, to write that great novel or paint a new masterpiece, or simply get away from whatever you want to get away from and tune into something new. It's perfect for the lone seeker or hermit, and likewise would function well for a couple who want to live somewhere new for a while, and integrate into the local scene. I want to travel for 3-6 weeks sometime very soon, so dates are flexible. Feel free to email me with any questions. If interested, please let me know a little about yourself. Thanks.
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KelleyCG posted Beautiful Horse for Sale on the Peru forum:
We will be interviewing families to find the best match for our beautiful Peruvian trotter, Charlie. He is sadly for sale, as we must move back to the US much sooner than expected. Charlie is almost 6 years old, chestnut in color, with the sweetest disposition and manner. He is perfect for both children and adults. He trains daily to walk, trot, gallop and jump, so he can also be ridden by more experienced riders as well. Please contact Kelley Galatoire for more information at 945681570. Serious inquiries only.
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KelleyCG posted 2013 Honda Pilot For Sale on the Peru forum:
2013 Honda Pilot EXL 4 wheel drive for sale with 16K kilometers, factory warranty until Jan. 2016. Dark brown, metallic exterior with tan, leather interior. Recent 15K service dealer maintenance performed. Car is in excellent condition. $36,000 USD. Please contact James Galatoire at 947964773.
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William Ortiz Ascue has worked with our family for over a year, and we highly recommend him. He is very skilled, extremely punctual, trustworthy & a very hard worker. He has experience in painting, window cleaning (inside & out), plumbing, electrical, pool cleaning & maintenance, gardening & many other skills (hanging light fixtures/chandeliers). William is 45 yrs old with 20+ years experience. Please contact him via cell at 981307152 or 991164380. Reference available via email at: kelleyg.vfc@gmail.com
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Milagros Baldoceda Ventocilla has worked with our family for over a year as a part-time live-out housekeeper. She has been a blessing for our family in providing care for our children and our pets, cleaning our home, doing laundry, cooking & caring for our home while we are away. Milagros is 40 years old and has experience in childcare and works part-time in a restaurant. She’s an excellent cook with a wonderful attitude and always has a smile on her face. Our family is moving back to the US, so Milagros is currently available to work either Mon/Wed/Fri or Tues/Thurs. Please contact her via cell at 945477231 or 988183685. Reference available via email: kelleyg.vfc@gmail.com
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Rosa Ynona Peralta has worked with our family for the past 7 months as a live-in housekeeper. Rosa is very organized, honest, responsible, takes her work very seriously and is an impeccable cleaner. She is 53 years old and has experience working with expats both in Chile for 6 years and in Costa Rica for 4 years. She has been a blessing to our family and will be greatly missed. Rosa will be available to start working November 1st. Please contact her via cell at 990880662 or home at 786-3716. Reference available via email at: kelleyg.vfc@gmail.com
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(Pictures available upon request) This is a housesitting gig available for two weeks to a month some time in the very near future - I'm wanting to travel for a few weeks and simply need somebody to stay in my house, as a precaution against the minor chance of theft. It's a very unique situation for the right person or couple persons. I have a house (mine) available on the outskirts of the jungle city of Nauta, 93 kilometers from Iquitos (largest city in the Peruvian Amazon). Nauta is a peaceful, friendly, pretty city (or big town) at the end of the Iquitos Highway (the only road within 1000 miles of here). It lies on the Maranon River, and the Amazon River connects nearby. My house is in the village of Santa Rosa (a suburb, so to speak, of Nauta), and sits atop its only little mountain, on the river's edge, with spectacular, broad views of the river, boat traffic, and sunsets. You can literally fish right off the front lawn and catch your dinner. The slightly higher altitude and river location along with mosquito netting ventilation create cool breezes in an otherwise hot climate. The house is in the village, although it is set apart just enough for privacy and quiet. Santa Rosa is a very quiet, safe, friendly little place. A sidewalk runs straight into downtown Nauta, a quick and scenic 15 minute walk. There you can buy all manner of fresh food and any other living supplies. You can also board super cheap hourly buses or taxis for Iquitos, whenever you want a taste of the big city. Additionally, the great jungle reserve of Pacaya Samiria is quite near. You can take day trips there and explore to your hearts content. The house has electricity, a small open kitchen area with all basic kitchen tools including gas stove and refrigerator, a very convenient and easy-to-use compost toilet, and a loft bed covered in a custom-made spacious mosquitero. Water for bathing and cleaning dishes is collected via an aluminum shoot collectings rainwater off the roof. You can also bathe in the river. Drinking water is easily available via large plastic containers of purified water sold in town for one sole. You can use the internet either on a smartphone (from the house) or from several different cafes in nauta. A motortaxi can run straight to the gate of my property. This is a perfect place to get a taste for life in the Amazon, to immerse yourself in the language or the culture, or alternately to use as a retreat, to write that great novel or paint a new masterpiece, or simply get away from whatever you want to get away from and tune into something new. It's perfect for the lone seeker or hermit, and likewise would function well for a couple who want to live somewhere new for a while, and integrate into the local scene.There are no duties required, other than to sleep here. Feel free to ask any questions. If interested, please email me and tell me about yourself and why you'd like to use the house. Thanks!
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My partner and I are looking for an apartment in Arequipa for about a month. Can anyone recommend a website or real estate agent that might be able to help us? So far we've looked on Airbnb and various sites but haven't really found anything. Looking for some local advice. We just need 1 bedroom, a kitchen, somewhere pleasant to work during the day and good WiFi. Thanks in advance.
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Alpineprince replied to the thread Help getting Retiree Visa in Cusco? on the Peru forum:
czypcamayoc initially posted:
Can one apply for a retiree visa in Cusco, or must it be Lima? Can anyone recommend a professional who will help acquire a retiree visa or Carnet de Extranjeria in Cusco, or if necessary, Lima?
Alpineprince replied most recently with:
I can't answer your question, but hope this helps. Obtaining a Rentista Visa in Peru (Part II) By Ricardo Guevara Bringas RGB Avocats In my previous article, I mentioned the many advantages of having a rentista visa. In the last part of such article, it was stated that the holder of a rentista visa benefits from an exoneration of tax and duties in connection with the import of menaje and equipaje (personal and domestic items) they bring to Peru according to the relevant law. Without this exoneration they would have to pay a 20% duty on the value of menaje. According to a special regulation related to equipaje and menaje of 2006, equipaje refers to all new and used goods that a traveler may reasonable need during his trip. In addition, the aim and the duration of the trip will be taken into consideration in order to assess whether the items are brought for personal or commercial purposes. Menaje or menaje de casa amounts to new or used furniture owned by the traveler or by his/her family and the Peruvian regulations stipulate exactly which items shall be considered as menaje. Note that cars are not included in such a list. Consequently cars imported by foreigners with rentista visa will be subject to duties since they not fall into the scope of menaje. In order to obtain the status of rentista, the petitioner must produce the following documentation: Letter written by the petitioner expressly asking to benefit from such migratory status, Copy of the passport of the petitioner, Document in which the petitioner states the he/she does not have any criminal record in Peru and abroad; Certificate guaranteeing reception of a permanent income from outside Peru of at least US $1,000 a month, exclusively for the sustenance of the applicant. This income, declared in Peru must enter the country via a banking institution. If the certificate is expedited outside Peru, it must be legalized in the pertinent Peruvian Consulate and endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Relations in Peru. If it is not in Spanish, the document must be translated into Spanish by a translator certified by the Peruvian government. In addition, if the applicant wishes that his or her family being considered as rentista he/shemust prove that he or she gets an additional income of at least US $500 for each dependent as well to bring the proof of the relationship with the dependents (children who are minors, spouse…). Once the rentista visa is obtained, the visa holder must apply for his/her registration with the Foreigner Registry (Registro Central de Extranjería), within 30 days from his/her entrance to Peru with such visa. This must be understood in light of the fact that resident visas are retrieved in Peruvian Consulates located abroad. Specific regulation does not mention the requirement of an INTERPOL certificate, but in practice DIGEMIN asks for such document in order to deliver the carné de extranjería (resident permit). It is advisable to perform such procedure in order to get the certificate from INTERPOL at an early stage in Lima, ideally at the time where the rentista visa is requested from DIGEMIN.
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angamos replied to the thread Chiropractic in Peru? on the Peru forum:
thebackdoctor initially posted:
I am a semi- retured chiropractor living in Costa Rica I have been considering a change and recently heard a little about Peru. At this time I am trying to get a feel for how accepted chiropractic is in Peru. Does anyone have any info on this? Is chiro legal there? How many chiros are there? Any contact info for chiros currently living there? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Dr. Gary
angamos replied most recently with:
The best chiropractor I have ever had is here in Arequipa, Peru He is at buenasalud.aqp@gmail.com
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