The landscape and people of An Giang in the ripe rice season and the floating season at the end of the year have their own idyllic beauty.
Huynh Van Thai (25 years old), living in Long Xuyen City, in addition to doing wedding photography services, also often makes trips to explore and photograph the landscape of his hometown An Giang. Currently, Thai is also the administrator of the group “Wandering An Giang” with nearly 400,000 members.
Photo on Thai and colleagues taken on Long Xuyen floating market. The market is bustling from early in the morning, selling all kinds of goods and food for daily living needs. An experience trip by boat on the floating market is about 200,000 VND(8$) per boat for 7-10 people.
Seen from above, the green fields mixed with ripe yellow on Ta Pa field, in Nui To commune, Tri Ton district look like a country painting. Thai said in two weeks the rice will be fully ripe, attracting tourists and photographers to work.
Lonely palm trees dotted among ripe golden rice fields in Chau Lang commune, Tri Ton district.
Harvesting straw mushrooms in An Thanh Trung commune, Cho Moi district. The model of growing straw mushrooms here is popular, taking advantage of the straw after harvest. At the peak of the mushroom season, more than 20 people gathered to pick mushrooms, because the mushrooms quickly bloomed and became unsoldable.
In floodplain fields, floodwaters carry a lot of natural aquatic resources. Pictured above is the hooves in Nha Bang town, Tinh Bien district, one of the interesting topics for photographers every flood season (September to the end of November). People not only make a living and improve their economy from shrimp, fish, and shrimp, but also increase their income by modeling hooves.
Walking along the countryside of An Giang is not difficult to see rows of palm trees reaching out. It is grown a lot in the border districts of Tri Ton and Tinh Bien. Those who like to take photos will know the “legendary jaggery row” behind the Khmer Sdach Toth temple (Sa-Dach-Tot) in Vinh Trung commune, Tinh Bien district. Taking pictures of jaggery trees and the surrounding scenery is beautiful in any season, but in the floating season is probably the most beautiful when the trees reflect on the water.
Mr. Thanh and his son graze ducks to run in the field at the end of the flood season near a palm tree in Nha Bang town, Tinh Bien district. “We smeared the duck feathers with pink color to make a mark, so that it is different from the color of the rest of the duck flocks in the area, if the flock is mistaken, it is easy to recognize our own duck. The pink ducks make the field a picture. vivid, colorful”, Mr. Thanh said.
White water lily season. This is a type of ghost gun, which only blooms in the flood season in Van Giao commune, Tinh Bien district.
Laying a net on the day of winter on the banks of white reed grass on the outskirts of Long Xuyen city.
The scene of buffalo wool in flood season in Nha Bang town, Tinh Bien district. The scene of grazing buffaloes in the flooded fields of Westerners today is not much, becoming a picture of everyday life that causes nostalgia.
Pulling a seine net in My Phuoc ward, Long Xuyen city.
This lady and her grandmother in Y knit baskets, a traditional profession in My An commune, Cho Moi district.
“An Giang, a land with many pictures of idyllic villages and hospitable people, helps visitors save memorable moments in their journey to the West,” Thai shared.
Photo: Huynh Van Thai