I did not come to Antwerp to buy a diamond. Husband Bob and I came to visit the city and my Irish friend Isabel who lives there with her Dutch husband, Carlo. She was our guide extraordinaire. “We like Antwerp,” she said. “It has culture. There’s always a holiday atmosphere. The Belgians enjoy food and drink.”
Burgers’ Zoo near Arnhem, the Netherlands, is the place. It is the first zoo in Europe to place animals from Antarctica to Africa in relatively natural surroundings — never behind bars and sometimes close enough to touch.
With Doggie Dips in Dubuque, Iowa, bright blue skies during a Big Bend Balloon Bash in Alpine, Texas, and ripening apples in Concord, N.H., Associated Press photographers take us across the United States with glimpses of daily life across America.
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