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.
Across from an office park in a convenient Virginia roadside pull-off sits a pair of bins adorned with the Military Family Support Center’s logo, allowing locals to drop off clothes, housewares and other valuables. But none of the donations go to charity.
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