Over the border into China and to the magnificent Yuanyang rice terraces

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January 11th 2013
Published: January 16th 2013
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We had a long day as we left Vietnam and headed across the border into China where we were to spend a few days in the highlands amidst the rice terraces at Yuanyang. This area covers 2200 square kilometres and despite its astounding beauty, due to it's distant location, the region has not opened to mass tourism as yet. One crop of rice is grown a year and after the harvest in September the ter... Read Full Entry

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Doctor and his traditional medicinesDoctor and his traditional medicines
Doctor and his traditional medicines

His coat was snowy white!

16th January 2013

Great choice of guest house - the view was amazing. Love to you both. Ros.
16th January 2013

Beautiful photography
Your photographs are beautiful and so colourful. Your blog is so enjoyable to read; we feel we're almost there except for our 40 degree temps! Take care. Love Jo & Ross
19th January 2013

Lacking tourism
Sounds like your border crossing went well and you are among the roads less traveled. You've done an excellent job photographing the terraces. Love the photo of the little girl drinking her bottle. Looking forward to your next installment.

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