The Longji Rice Terraces in Guilin, Guangxi, China, are a place you must see up close to believe. Not only are rice terraces aesthetically appeasing, but they, in short, feed China.
Hair wrapped artfullyin a turban of black cloth, her tough frame is softened by a lilac top and short frilly skirt. As she saunters in and out of the room, I watch the light momentarily catch on her earrings – they are two silver crescents, raw and slightly tarnished, sweeping around a hollow in the shape of the full moon.
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