Photo of the Day 10 November 2008

Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico, United States, 2003
Photograph by Amy Toensing
Under cloudy night skies, palm trees stand awash in green light on Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico. This scenic view of an empty beach may be deceiving—more than four million people inhabit this island, which is only a hundred miles (160 kilometers) long and 35 miles (56 kilometers) wide.