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Dear Parents, I have experience and certificate as an early childhood educator. While much of my experience has been in portuguese preschools,I understand the value of bilingual child care because…
30 posts, 01:59 hrs
sorry, but this time I am not confortable with the weather forecast. Hike in the Garmisch area Hauptbahnhof Platform 32 at 7.10am on Sunday 31.July.2016 01) CandyQuackenbush 02) Jatski 03)…
16 posts, 19:21 yesterday
Hi Leon, the thing that troubles me about the special needs schools here is twofold: reputation (a kid who starts there has a low probability of getting out, I am repeatedly told by German parents…
40 posts, 13:39 yesterday
Hi All, I'm looking for a regular, experienced dog walker during the day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, for two small-medium sized dogs, close to Michaelibad. I don't have a particular time…
55 posts, 11:48 yesterday
Replacing a spoke has never been a big problem for me, as long as it's only 1 or 2 at a time and I had the proper spoke wrench. Dishing and truing a wheel is a different story - between needing…
59 posts, 29 July
Hallo! I'm moving here with my Bavarian wife in September, but currently here now for a couple of weeks sorting some work/living stuff out. Looking for some climbing of any description, wether a…
913 posts, 29 July
Hallo, Is there going to be another one of these soon? My wife and I are here for a couple of weeks looking for a flat before moving out permanently in September, and we love a good games night.
17 posts, 29 July
The fourth and final overnight hike in 2016 takes us up Germany’s tallest mountain. We’ll split the ascent of 2300hm in two days: Garmisch to Knorrhütte (1400hm), and Knorrhütte to Zugspitze (900hm).
4 posts, 29 July
Get Friday Beergarden details on a smartphone. telegram.me... Last week, only 10 of us made it to the Friday Beergarden before the public transport system was shut down completely. We were in…
3 posts, 29 July
If you google something like Lachgas Zahnarzt Muenchen you get quite a few hits. But what you really want to find is a recommendation for a really good dentist who also offers this, or some…
67 posts, 28 July
Hey girls, I booked a table for us at The Flushing Meadows Bar, it's at the top floor of the hotel with the same name (Fraunhoferstraße 32). They didn't take reservations for their outdoor…
8 posts, 28 July
Thanks Frollein for that piece of info. It would be interesting to know what finally happened. What is the Verbraucherzentrale? I can totally understand what your ex-German went through... beyond…
3 posts, 27 July
Meetup: Sunday 31st July, 9:25 a.m. by the ticket machines near the escalators to the S-bahn, in Marienplatz S-Bahn Bring: sunscreen, sunglasses, water, raingear, money, bike (with both brakes…
526 posts, 27 July
What: Walk along the Isar and then lunch When: Wednesday, July 27th at 10:30am Where: Outside Cafe Wassermann, by the Fraunhoferstr U-Bahn station elevator 1. Lydia 2. Marina (I will come…
4 posts, 27 July
Hi Everyone, sorry for the last minute post on this, but Paul is away and only returns tomorrow. This week we will be at Ganesha, Rosenheimerstr... 113a from 19:30. Please cut and paste…
4 posts, 26 July
Although this advice is too late for you, it is actually possible to change providers at the end of every integration course module. Hopefully the next person reading this will to changing schools if…
114 posts, 26 July
Hi Ladies, Unfortunately, I will not be around this week but if someone would like to organise a meet up on Thursday then please go ahead and do so! The next one will be on 11 August at…
4 posts, 26 July
Ferienwohnung is a good idea- furnished, and you may be able to negotiate a discount for a longer stay. We did when we arrived back here, and cleaner was part of the package.
4 posts, 26 July
Can anyone recommend any of the following contractors in the Munich area (Pasing/Laim area if available). Would like to find someone who is trustworthy and provides good quality work. - Heizung /…
15 posts, 26 July
I would add a fully-stocked bar and a few kasten of beer just in case it's a very long night and the next day is Sunday. We were unprepared on Friday but we'll never make that mistake again!
42 posts, 25 July
It looks like I have to pay for a validity report and it seems to be primarily for people who have been involved in traffic violations and/or arrests to see if they may still drive. It may also…
80 posts, 25 July
The next La Leche League meeting will take place on Monday, August 1st 2016 from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm in the Mütterzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich. The nearest underground…
1,841 posts, 25 July
The weather forecast for this weekend looks sort of terrible, so it is my turn to organize a hike (because that's what I do: summon harsh conditions). Yay to hining in the rain! This Sunday we…
14 posts, 25 July
Quick reminder: The deposit for the hike to Kärlinger Haus is due on Saturday. Please select "private" if you pay via PayPal since I have to pay a fee of €1.50 otherwise. Thank you. :-)
1 posts, 25 July
I am looking for a waxing/threading salon in Pasing or it's nearby areas. But whenever I google, all I see are Hair Salons. Can someone help me please, I really need to get my eyebrows done today.
4 posts, 25 July
If it's greyhounds your interested in then a good place to start would be the Deutscher Windhundzucht-und Rennverband e.V For every Pedigree dog in Germany there will always be a national/main…
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Five years' jail for German darknet weapons dealer

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