Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop

Farmers in the northern highland province of Yen Bai are preparing their terraced fields for a new rice crop. An impressive palette of colors can be seen on Tu Le fields these days: the green patches, the silvery white water, the brown mud, and the farmers in colorful clothes.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
Terraced fields in the northern highland province of Yen Bai. Photos: Giang Ken
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
All the fields are being filled with water.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
Local farmers plant seedlings.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
The terraced fields in Yen Bai only have one crop a year.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
Seedlings are handled with care.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
The sticky rice grown here is well-known across the country for its quality.
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
A happy farmer
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
An aerial shot of the terraced fields
Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop
A man and his buffalo plow his field.

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