A look at this week in travel for November 12-18, 2010.
Swan keeper Olaf Niess catches a swan and puts it in his boat. Every year the swans are collected from waterways around the northern German city of Hamburg and taken to winter quarters where they are fed and cared for until the spring.
Britain's Prince William and long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton announced their engagement to the world on November 16, 2010. The wedding will take place in the Spring/Summer of 2011.
A model wears a mask by Mexican artist and sculptor Sergio Bustamente during a fashion show in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Penguins wear Santa Claus costumes at an event promoting an amusement park in Yongin, South Korea.
Security officials inspect the grounds around the statue of the Great Buddha (Daibutsu) before spouses of delegates, attending the APEC Summit, arrive. The wives planned a day of sightseeing around Kamakura city near Yokohama, Japan.
Mount Merapi volcano spews ash as a villager collects her valuables from the ruins of her house at Kali Tengah in Sleman, near Yogyakarta in central Java, Indonesia.
People cast long shadows as they walk across a lawn where someone has traced the outline of a heart, opposite the Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom) on an autumn day in Berlin, Germany.
Muslims perform the Eid al-Adha prayers at the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque in New Delhi. Muslims around the world commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.
Tattoo artists work on the back of a customer during the Brussels Tattoo Convention in Belgium.
China's Zhang Lei (L) and Iran's Mohammad Parash crash in the men's keirin race during track cycling at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
A vendor loads a trailer with celery at a vegetable wholesale market in Shenyang, China.
Peru's bullfighter Juan Carlos Cubas is tackled by a bull in historic Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.
River Plate's Ariel Ortega (front) fights for the ball with Boca Juniors' Matias Gimenez during their Argentine first division soccer match in Buenos Aires.