"Germany - my roots" Germany by Mandy23

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I am now a resident in the U.S., but Germany is where my roots are. I am a German citizen and was born in this beautiful country. If it wouldn't have been for the love of my life who is American, I would still live in Germany. I was actually born in the East Germany, the former "DDR" (Deutsche Demokratische Republik). Even though I was relatively young, I do remember the fall of The Wall very well and the following re-unification of east and west Germany. An event so special, will always be one of my strongest memories.

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  • In a nutshell:bustling big cities, idyllic rural areas, 1,000 year-old cultural monuments and high-tech industrial plants, lowlands and mountains, culture and commerce, science and folklore
  • Last visit to Germany: Jan 2006
  • Intro Updated Mar 16, 2006
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  • Jun 5, 2007 at 6:56 AM

    They think that you are playing with yourself under the table and find it rude.

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    Sep 4, 2006 at 10:00 AM

    The phrases are GREAT!

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    Mar 3, 2006 at 6:12 AM

    Hi Mandy, Meny thanks that you stop on my Tunisia page. It will be my pleasure if you can come to Slovenia indeed.Your page is really very nice and very interesting.

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    Feb 26, 2006 at 10:55 AM

    Loved this page! Mike

  • Feb 24, 2006 at 10:05 PM

    Hi Mandy, Thank you for viewing my Cape Town Page and the kind comment. I enjoyed your Germany Page. Especially the tip on the wedding customs. Enjoy the weekend!

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    Aug 3, 2004 at 3:00 AM

    on gargabe separation: I'm a lawyer by training and profession, but I find myself often in front of this choice of trash cans trying to figure out what goes where. I've had cases that were easier to solve!!!!

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    Apr 21, 2004 at 6:02 AM

    germany looks like a great place..

  • Mar 19, 2004 at 8:00 AM

    Hello Mandy,Great site! Thanks for the German cities web sites. All The Best,Matt

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2003 at 3:58 AM

    Seen the German carnival in Bonn years ago and loved it! Thanx for commenting on my Lublin page :-)

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    Nov 13, 2003 at 12:01 AM

    Hi Mandy. Thx for the visit. Your tips on Local Costums are very helpful. "If Germans choose to do something they do it properly = ] FinCH

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