Mekong Delta’s rice paddies turn into riot of colors

By Huynh Phuong, Huynh Phuc Hau   December 4, 2019 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Come December the rice fields of Ta Pa in An Giang Province put on a show of colors.

Ta Pa field in Tri Ton district is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Mekong delta province of An Giang. The destination attracts many visitors all year round, especially during the rice harvesting season between August and November.

Fields at the foot of the Ta Pa hill in Tri Ton District are a tourist attraction in An Giang Province that borders Cambodia. The place attracts visitors all year round, especially during the rice harvest season from August to early December.

The main road snakes around the fields, looking like a thread woven into a golden tapestry. At the top near the mountains is Soai Check Lake. This area is part of That Son or Seven Mountains in the districts of Tri Ton and Tinh Bien.

The main road snakes around the fields, looking like a thread woven into a golden tapestry. At the top near the mountains is Soai Check lake. This area is part of That Son or Seven Mountains in the districts of Tri Ton and Tinh Bien.

Rice fields in Ta Pa embellish the landscape with their seasoning flavors, from green, ripe to freshly plowed ones.

The rice paddies in various stages, from freshly plowed and green to golden ripe.

Senses are waken to the warmth of sunlight at Ta Pa. Visitors can be rewarded with this view if they hike on Co To mountain, the second tallest out of the seven.

Visitors will be rewarded with this view if they hike up Co To mountain, the second tallest of That Son, the Seven Mountains.

The natural threading across the landscape makes Ta Pa stand out from other places in An Giang. Photographer Huynh Phuc Hau, an An Giang native asserts the rice harvesting season is the most beautiful of his hometown and advises visitors to take a leisurely drive in the early morning to savor the grandeur what the place has to offer.

The natural zigzag curves across the landscape makes Ta Pa stand out from other places in An Giang.

Photographer Huynh Phuc Hau, an An Giang native, promises that the harvest season is the most beautiful in his hometown, and tells visitors to take a leisurely drive early in the morning to discover the grandeur of the place.

The fields stretching to the foot of Co To mountain, which is less than 1 kilometer from the center of Tri Ton town.

Fields stretch to the foot of Co To mountain situated around a kilometer from Tri Ton Town.

Ta Pa also has a spiritual hub that is an eponymous temple. The Khmer Buddhist temple offers expansive views of the area.

Ta Pa is also a spiritual hub with an eponymous temple. The Khmer Buddhist temple offers expansive views of the area.

A view from the temple. An Giang is also known as the land of palm trees. If you travel to Ta Pa from Chau Doc Town in An Giang, explore the palm groves on either side of the road.

A view from the temple. 

An Giang is also known as the land of palm trees. If you travel to Ta Pa from Chau Doc Town in An Giang, explore the palm groves on either side of the road.

 
 
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