March 1st, 2007


Photo of the day: Water Skier_

National Geographic:
A boat and water skier cruise by on one of several lakes located in South Dakota’s Black Hills. The Black Hills get their name from the dark cloak of ponderosa pine trees that cover the landscape.

(Text adapted from and photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, “Big, Bad, and Beautiful,” May/June 1996, National Geographic Traveler magazine)