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Finally, a different approach and wiev from official news and story. I´m not saying this side of wiev is real truth, but must admit it is something to think about. For me official story does not…
42 posts, 23:51 yesterday
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, 21:23 yesterday
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…
16 posts, 20:48 yesterday
Well... The Goddess of Hiking was certainly kind to us today: sunny, warm weather and not a single rain droplet. This was a nice turn of events  Thanks everybody for coming! A couple of photos are…
63 posts, 20:42 yesterday
Hey girls, the rain is making me sad, let's cheer up through some drinks on Thursday (28th July)! I'll post the location on Wednesday, based on how many people are coming, and what the…
10 posts, 18:47 yesterday
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).
14 posts, 18:46 yesterday
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. :-)
3 posts, 17:32 yesterday
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 /…
1 posts, 13:34 yesterday
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, 10:46 yesterday
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…
2 posts, 24 July
Hi all - The following reservations are available. My fees per person are, as always, modest. In return you have no obligations, other than ordering, paying up and receiving the vouchers by…
109 posts, 24 July
A playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids. All are welcome!  The playgroup takes place every Friday from 10:30-12:30.  The address is Oberländerstr. 36, in one of the buildings…
520 posts, 24 July
What: Walk along the Isar and then lunch When: Wednesday, July 20th at 10:30am Where: Outside Cafe Wassermann, by the Fraunhoferstr U-Bahn station elevator 1. Lydia 2. Angela (not sure I'll…
54 posts, 24 July
btw, mako1, Masala dosa costed 15 rupees in Indian cities 15 yeas ago, if my memory does not fail me. Always remember, India has had almost double digit annual inflation for the last 15-20 years. It…
304 posts, 24 July
Hello people, I have been an Isarcard Abo customer for the last two years now. A few days ago, I have received a flyer from MVG. Besides other things, it states that if I refer someone who goes…
13 posts, 24 July
Jeremy, I know you to be a lovely, helpful guy, but I really do find it a bit strange that you decide to tell us all what we need to have at home, to be able to put somebody up for a night! I have…
6 posts, 23 July
You don't actually need to go through the ebay auction palaver to get offers or find willing buyers. To get a fair idea of your local market go to kleinanzeige.ebay.de Do a search for gebrauchte…
2 posts, 23 July
Due to the tragic events in Munich yesterday evening, we had to postpone yesterday's (supposed to be final) performance. Instead we will perform this evening at Pepper Theater, Neuperlach Zentrum, at…
1,833 posts, 22 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…
1 posts, 22 July
Hello My girlfriend and I have an old BMW that isn't going to pass the German MOT coming up in a couple of months. We want to sell it, and started thinking about selling it for scrap to a dealer…
15 posts, 22 July
Very sorry for the delay in the debriefing - a few panicky customers got in the way. Heidi, great to meet you, and do come again! Laurin was lovely and we would adopt the waitress in a heartbeat. The…
52 posts, 22 July
@Feierabend, that sounds like a positive. I remember when I applied, I was asked to leave the room briefly whilst they checkout my UK license with the DVLA. I'm sure you checked out fine no matter…
55 posts, 21 July
Is this still valid? I usually go with my Company Card but it is boring I have to ask for it in advance, plus it is not always available. I read this from the Website: Einmalige Vollmacht…
3 posts, 21 July
Hi Everyone! On behalf of Entity Theatre, e.V., I would love to invite you all to William Shakespeare's "As You Like It," a delightful romantic comedy, set in the beautiful English Garden…
6,687 posts, 21 July
What wonderful weather we are having, did you get snowed on today? And if you thought things couldn't get any better, you were wrong because this Friday there will be a Friday Beergarden! It…
7,653 posts, 21 July
This week's ride is a relatively short and flat one along the Amper, Moosach and Isar river valleys. Link to map of route. Meeting time is 10 a.m. at Munich-Moosach train station (U3 or S1). Buy…
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