During every winter and spring, the terraces in the cloud sea appear one minute and disappear the next.
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Located in the Nanuo Country Government, 66 kilometers apart from Yuanjiang County town. The rising sun shines upon the cloud sea, terraces, the blue sky and green mountain, drawing a quiet colorful ink and wash landscape painting. A lot of visitors yearn for the wonderful scenery and come to view it, experience the harmony between man and nature and feel the terraces culture created by the Hani People.
A terraced field is a sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively receding flat platforms, for the purposes of more effective farming. Terraced paddy fields are used widely in rice, wheat and barley farming in China, as well as other places.
Nanuo terraced fields map
Images of terraced fields in Yunnan, China
Original photo: Oliver Huang