March 19, 2013

Longji Rice Terraces, China

Photograph by Keren Su, Corbis

Zhuang women tend perfectly landscaped rice terraces in a valley in Longsheng, Guangxi, China. The terraces, called Longji, or Dragon Spine, cover steep slopes that drop some 3,000 feet. The Zhuang are China's largest minority, numbering 16 million.

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