(via Planetary Folklore)
Peru | Ilia Kotchenkov
the remote and little known rice terraces of yuanyang county in china’s yunnan province were built by the hani people along the contours of ailao mountain range during the ming dynasty five hundred years ago. the terraces, once planted during the early spring season, are then irrigated with spring water from the forest above, which reflect sunlight to create the images seen here.
Time-lapse of river changing course over 28 years.
National Geographic, March 1977
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