I’m on my way to Sulawesi, but I’m posting photos from my last trip to the Yogyakarta area. I think this is the last rice field photo I’ll post for a while, but I hope you don’t mind. I find them so beautiful.
What I also find beautiful is the very traditional way so many Indonesian farmers work their fields. Giant fields are worked with small shovels and hoes. Pretty amazing.
Just a quick one…second photo posted today…for the WordPress Photo Challenge: Geometry.
I think it’s the strange geometric shapes of rice fields that appeal to those of us foreign to Asia. The idea that someone took the initiative to re-carve the landscape to fit their needs is impressive, but it’s a little like seeing the Canadian prairies for the first time from the air in miniature.
Very visually stimulating.
I’m sick. Boohoo. Does someone have a remedy for a head that feels as though it’s stuffed with cotton?
Here’s a farm. Meh.