Saturday, January 12, 2008

Terraced Fields

The tillable land in the mountains was terraced to make room for growing all kinds of crops - fruit, vegetables like corn and lettuce, and flowers of all kinds. We passed some men carrying huge baskets of cut hydrangeas - sorry I didn't get a photo of them but the flowers were really pretty purples and blue.

It is hard to imagine cutting all of those terraces by hand. And the fields were immaculate - no weeds that we could see.

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