Lonji Rice Terraces – Ping’an, China – Daily Photo

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The Chinese village of Ping’an is located 2 hours drive from Guilin. The history of Longji Rice Terraces dates back to Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and Ming Dynasties (1368-1644). The villagers continue to farm these terraces today.

The rice terraces are built up the mountain slopes and are said to resemble the scales of a dragon and the summits of the mountain range appears to be like the backbone of the dragon. In an early morning, the clouds flow through and over the rice terraces.

by Shawn Farris

Shawn Farris, American attorney who practices primarily in corporate and real estate property law. He practices law as a means to support his travel habits. This month, he visited country number “63” on his list of “countries visited”

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