The Blue Pools of Haast Pass, South Island, New Zealand. Haast Pass is a mountain pass in the Southern New Zealand Alps. It is named for Julius von Haast, a explorer who was also geologist for the Provincial government of Canterbury.
A black bear decorated with coal is part of a public art project in Harlan County, Ky. The county has tried to build on its coal heritage as a way to develop tourism and community spirit. At an April 2013 conference, participants explored the complex ways