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The Amazing Longsheng Rice Terraces

By Gerard @presurfer
The Amazing Longsheng Rice Terracesimage credit
Village elders have a saying in Longsheng: where there is soil there is a terrace. Two hours ride from the city of Guilin in Guanxi province the problem of growing rice on steep hills was long ago solved. From the Yuan Dynasty at the end of the thirteenth century the colossal task of terracing the Longsheng hills to provide a rice harvest began.
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