Photo of the Day 16 December 2007

High Tide Jump, Barry Island, Wales, 2001
Photograph by Vincent Musi
The boys of Barry Island, Wales, spend summer days seaside, anticipating exhilarating plunges into cold coastal waters. Bordering England for more than 150 miles (241 kilometers), Wales shares a long history with its neighbor. Despite its shared past, the country still embraces a unique culture of its own.