Several native legends credit the White Raven for bringing light to the world by freeing the sun, moon, and stars which were locked away by an evil being. In the course of its heroic deed White Raven was turned to black.
Winners National Geographic Travel Taken at Cloud Break at an outer reef in Fiji, a surfer duck dives his board to clear the rolling waves of the raw ocean. (Photo and caption by Lucia Griggi/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
Breathtaking National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 Entries - My Modern Met - A baby humpback whale caught in mid-air while playing and jumping out of the water amidst boated fishermen in Tofino, British Columbia.
“Sunrise on Palouse Hills”. The sun's first rays warm the rolling hills of the Palouse Country in Eastern, Washington. Location: North of Colfax, Washington. (Photo and caption by Randall Roberts/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)