Photo of the Day 7 April 2008

River Boats, Sitlakhya River, Bangladesh, 1993
Photograph by James P. Blair
A canoe glides past fishing boats at dusk on Bangladesh's flood-swollen Sitlakhya River. Notched into eastern India, this predominantly Muslim nation is a dominated by water, with the Bay of Bengal to the south, mighty rivers throughout, and seasonal monsoon and cyclones that flood up to a third of the country every year.