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Cao Pha rice terraces in the fall
By Thanh Nien News -
When September brings first storms of the fall, paddy fields in Cao Pha Valley in the northwestern province of Yen Bai turn yellow, ready for harvest. The stunning rice terraces look like a beautiful painting with different colors, making it hard for backpacker photographers to take their eyes off.
Photo credit: Ngo Huy Hoa

The paddy fields in Cao Pha Valley belong to members of the Mong and Thai ethnic minority groups who reside in Yen Bai Province’s Mu Cang Chai District.