Quang Ngai's idyllic charm in harvest season

By Khoa Lai    October 23, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

A series of photos by Doan Vuong Quoc captures the scenic landscapes and bucolic lifestyles of the central province of Quang Ngai.

Vast golden rice field in Duc Phong Commune, Mo Duc District in the summer-autumn harvest season. Mo Duc, with an area of 10,000 hectares of rice fields, is known as a largest agricultural district of Quang Ngai Province, .

Vast expanses of gold and green rice fields in Duc Phong Commune, Mo Duc District, during the summer-autumn harvest season.

Mo Duc is Quang Ngai's largest 'rice basket' with around 10,000 hectares of rice fields.

A birds eye view of the Hre ethnic minority village in the mountainous commune of Son Ba, Son Ha District. Quang Ngai has 14 districts and towns, of which Son Ha and Son Tay districts are said to have the most beautiful terraced fields.

A bird's-eye view of a H're ethnic minority village in the mountainous commune of Son Ba in Son Ha District. 

Of Quang Ngai's 14 districts and towns, Son Ha and Son Tay districts are said to have the most beautiful terraced fields.

Terraced fields during the harvest season in Son Ba Commune. Most Hre people living here are subsistence farmers, mainly growing rice.

Terraced fields during the harvest season in Son Ba Commune.

Most H're here are subsistence farmers, mainly growing rice.

Farmers burn straw in paddy fields after harvested to be used as crop fertilizer.

Farmers burn straw in paddy fields after the harvest for use as fertilizers.

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A farmer collects straw at dawn. 

Farmers in Quang Ngai also use straw as substrate to grow mushrooms.

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Children play in a rice field in Duc Tan Commune, Mo Duc District.

The locality is also the hometown of late PM Pham Van Dong, who served as the premier of North Vietnam 1955-1976 and, following the country's unification, as PM of Vietnam 1976-1987.

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A road and a canal leading to the H're village.

A bamboo bridge over Tra Bong river in Binh Duong Commune, Binh Son District. Tra Bong is a famous river in Quang Ngai and is mentioned in the well-known poem Nho con song que huong (Missing the village river) by Te Hanh. 

A bamboo bridge over Tra Bong river in Binh Duong Commune, Binh Son District.

Tra Bong is a famous river in Quang Ngai Province. It is the topic of the well-known poem "Nho con song que huong" (Missing the village river) by Te Hanh, which is included in the country's secondary school textbook. 

A bamboo bridge over the Tra Khuc River leads to Lan hamlet in Tinh Long Commune.The 200-meter-long bridge is dismantled by locals during the flood season and rebuilt afterward.Photographer Doan Vuong Quoc said: The pastoral landscapes next to the bamboo bridge are as beautiful as a water-color painting and attract lots of photographers. Many young people wanting to escape the bustle of city life often come here to breathe in the fresh air and experience the quiet and peace of the countryside.

A bamboo bridge over the Tra Khuc River leads to Lan hamlet in Tinh Long Commune.

The 200-meter-long bridge is dismantled by locals during the flood season and rebuilt afterward.

Photographer Doan Vuong Quoc said: "The pastoral landscapes next to the bamboo bridge are as beautiful as a water-color painting and attract lots of photographers. Many young people wanting to escape the bustle of city life often come here to breathe in the fresh air and experience the quiet and peace of the countryside."

 
 
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