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VietNamNet Bridge – Many backpackers do not miss the harvesting season in Lung Cu, Ha Giang province. These days, Ha Giang is not dyed in the pink color of buckwheat flowers but also the yellow of ripen rice on terrace fields.
Lung Cu, the country’s northernmost point, is a land of the Shan tea, honey wine and “Thang Co”, the definition of traditional cultural identity in the ethnic Mong, Lo Lo, Giay. It was also the land of Peach, plum, white snow in the spring and bustling markets in the session.
Lung Cu commune includes nine villages, all at an average elevation of 1600-1800 meters above the sea. In winter weather is very cold and even snow fall. To the left is the Then Van, expand approximately 50 hectares, on the right is the watershed Nho Que River, originating from Mu Cang – Van Nam – China poured on Dong Van, Meo Vac, mountains after mountains creates one of the most magnificent landscapes in Vietnam
Ethnic people in Lung Cu work mostly by cultivation on rice terraces. Especially peoples of Hmong, Lo Lo still conserve the traditional weaving industry, with the stages as the linen fibers, textile fabrics. The national flag tower on top of the dragon mountain dragon looks remotely like a tower, similar to the one in Ha Noi, nearly 20 meters high.
Springtime, tourists on Ha Giang, overcome 500 km from Hanoi by the National Highway No. 2 and national highway 4C, through rocky plateau Dong Van takes two days, tourists can reach Lung Cu. Tourists will enjoy the fresh air, listen to “Dan moi” calling friends, the sound of drum beat over a fire with corn wine.
Below are some pictures of the harvest season in Lung Cu: