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Terrace paddies in North Vietnam.

Terraced rice paddies in Tu Le Valley at the beginning of new season. The Hmong people are crossing the fields on their way home at the end of the working day. The Hmong ethnic minority is the main local population in the area. Generations and generations of these people have made terraced fields as they do today.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Tu Le Valley, Yen Bai, Vietnam
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Quynh Anh Nguyen
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