Update: 16:43 | 20/09/2019
During late September, the remote border localities in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, from Y Ty commune (Bat Xat district) to Sa Pa city, are turning yellow due to the ripening rice season.
Mong ethnic minority people in Ngai Thau – the highest village in Vietnam, are harvesting ripe rice on the fields.
The path to A Mu Sung commune, Bat Xat district.
A woman, carrying her baby on her back, is harvesting rice.
Villagers in Ngai Thau taking harvested rice to their houses.
Farmers plucking rice right on the fields.
The terraced rice fields in A Lu commune, Bat Xat district.
The piles of straw become playgrounds for children.