Mountains Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai) shows up as a picture with terraced fields. Happy farmers harvest, dams, rice for food to store for the whole year.
Terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai seen from Highway 32, the commune Che Cu Nha.
Girl Sleeping on her mom's back is harvested sticky rice at terraced fields near the house.
From a distance, visitors can feel the level fields like stairs leading up the mountain, but close to see each step interval of 1 - 2 meters
Three children in a TrongTong (Che Cu Nha) is catching a fish in plots not drain. When rice are about to nine, H'mong remove all the water for the dry fields to facilitate harvest.
Unlike Tu Le (Van Chan district, Yen Bai) famous sticky rice specialty, in Mu Cang Chai people mainly glutinous rice.
Rice harvest is completed will be drying in the field in about 3 days and then dams grain, packed in carry on .Some family or yard near the road can always rice harvest and bring it home to drying . Straw also drying always the field and then collected on the food for buffalo .
Old husband and wife is threshing by pedal machine in home. Some family farm near the cell can be hired threshers.
Because of difficult terrain manually threshing is the main method.In the above, there are many people wind up dams rice and floaters, broken straw .
A family is packing rice harvest in the field. Each year the family collected about 160 bags of rice, enough food for 17 people.
Because to depend on water sources each year, people just implanted a crop from May to October .Other time during the year, they planted corn for animal feed or “mèn mén” .
When the rice has drained, spare women enlsted dyed fabrics, clothing preparation for the Hmong New Year.