15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A Hmong woman hikes through rice terraces in Sapa, Vietnam

Hmong women, clad in vibrant, traditional dress, lead hikers through the verdant and mountainous rice terraces near Sapa to small villages that dot the region's river valley for a homestay in rural Vietnam.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Sapa, Vietnam
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © William Adams