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by zulu789
Fri May 09, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: power adapters, transformers, converters.......
Replies: 43
Views: 12961

Re: power adapters, transformers, converters.......

Yep....Mostly little things (battery chargers ,hair clippers) will do fine with a 50 watts Voltage Converter. MOREWATTS WILL NEED A HIGHER LEVEL CONVERTER... Something like that to be on the safe side.... http://shop1.frys.com/product/1769535?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG Or this thingamayiggy, that c...
by zulu789
Fri May 09, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: power adapters, transformers, converters.......
Replies: 43
Views: 12961

Re: power adapters, transformers, converters.......

Follow-up question, am I helping myself out any by purchasing these here in the States before I leave? Or could I just as easily (and cheaply) purchase them when I arrive in Viña? Buy EVERYTHING that you possibly can in the States.... Everything is more expensive here, and the traveling and the agr...
by zulu789
Mon May 05, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Help Chile! Get involved in a Good Cause
Topic: VOLCANO ERUPTS IN PATAGONIA, CHAITEN / FUTA EFFECTED
Replies: 424
Views: 64166

Re: VOLCANO ERUPTS IN PATAGONIA, CHAITEN / FUTA EFFECTED

Golden opportunity missed...."Go for broke Mister T".. A couple of Chinook's landing in a near area,giving away one gallon jugs of "american" water and supplies,courtesy of Mr. Douglass Tompkins, will solve a lot of his visa problems or not...He might become more popular than la "Senora" and unwrap ...
by zulu789
Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Time to go.........
Replies: 14
Views: 1983

Re: Time to go.........

More things added...prices reduced..Last Chance bargains.....

Act Now..... :D :D :D :D
by zulu789
Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Thorn Tree Chile
Topic: mail service...
Replies: 29
Views: 20452

Re: mail service...

Yes, you have to pay for certain mail delivered to you,The mailman will keep an accurate acount of how much money you owe to him,a couple pieces of mail may go "on credit" , but after a while you may experience "lack" of mailing..... These is establish by a Government Decree (Decreto del Ministerio ...
by zulu789
Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Can you make a living in real estate in Chile?
Replies: 23
Views: 3489

Re: Can you make a living in real estate in Chile?

No luck there either, All the South is handled by this guy,Spencer, Charles Spencer, i guess that is his name.... :D :D :D :D :D :D
by zulu789
Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Can you make a living in real estate in Chile?
Replies: 23
Views: 3489

Re: Can you make a living in real estate in Chile?

In part this is a self-answered question...
how do you make a living?
Being a wealthy investor,having a fat pay package or being a retiree with pension

And what is to YOU a "decent living"?.... :D :D :D
by zulu789
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: LEGAL OPINION - Doug Tompkins can be deported?
Replies: 42
Views: 6948

Re: LEGAL OPINION - Doug Tompkins can be deported?

if chile can exist with four drugstores in four corners of the road cross it can live even with thompson as an enemy. Wrong....and BIG TIME WRONG.. The difference is that those 4 drugstores in four corners of the road, belong to a a well connected,and politically savvy, Chilean family or Group. tha...
by zulu789
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Considering moving to Santiago, Chile
Replies: 3
Views: 922

Re: Considering moving to Santiago, Chile

MikieO wrote: And leave the games alone for a while, out in the job market they don't reset when you fail.
Congratulations...That is most memorable quote ,so far in this forum... :D :D :D :D
by zulu789
Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: LEGAL OPINION - Doug Tompkins can be deported?
Replies: 42
Views: 6948

Re: LEGAL OPINION - Doug Tompkins can be deported?

i believe average salary for Chileans is 400,000 CLP per month. So that means a good amount of Chileans are living with less. Seems easy to believe most Chileans wouldn't care less about enviroment then getting by each month. Even if it is legal, 14 years on a tourist visa seems a bit extreme and i...
by zulu789
Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: Help Chile! Get involved in a Good Cause
Topic: does ANYONE recycle in this country?
Replies: 27
Views: 6126

Re: does ANYONE recycle in this country?

So far as recycling goes, here in Valparaiso , there are very large containers in the shape of a bell, painted in dark green, Labeled CODEFF, Corporación de Defensa a la Flora y Fauna ( (Corporation for the Defense of Flora and Fauna) with a logo depicting a PUDU. It is used to collect glass bottles...
by zulu789
Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Shipping Out..
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Shipping Out..

As you all know, I 'm leaving. I need to know any names and experiences with shippers from Chile (Valparaiso) to USA (Miami) Since i live in Valparaiso, i think anything by ship will do... Basically will be 2 big suitcases, and 2 boxes , one containing my computer and hardware, and the other my pers...