Golden glow of rice terrace fields in Lao Cai

Friday, 2021-09-03 15:17:00
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Terraced fields overlap each other like a golden ladder leading to the top of the mountain.
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NDO – In early September, the terraced rice fields are turning yellow across the districts of Sa Pa, Bat Xat and Si Ma Cai in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, casting a golden glow on the mountain slopes and valleys as well as on the villages of the Dao, H'Mong, Ha Nhi, and Xa Pho ethnic groups.

A terraced field looks like a giant’s fingerprint pressed into the land when seen from above.

A terraced field appears like flowing waves.

The stunning beauty of yellow rice carpet.

Yellow rice fields on both sides of the road.

Terraced fields cast a golden glow on valleys and mountains.

A house surrounded by terraced fields of ripening rice.

Harvesting rice on terraced fields.

Photos: Quoc Hong