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This picture taken on October 1, 2013 shows Hmong ethnic hilltribe... News PhotoAdult,Agricultural Activity,Agriculture,Asian Style Conical Hat,District,Ethnicity,Field,Finance,Harvesting,Horizontal,Miao Minority,Mountain Range,North,Outdoors,Rice Paddy,Terraced Field,Traditional Clothing,Vietnam,Women,Wood - MaterialPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on October 1, 2013 shows Hmong ethnic hilltribe women thrashing bunches of paddy against a wooden box as they harvest rice on a terrace rice field in Mu Cang Chai district, in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai. The local residents, mostly from the Hmong hill tribe, grow rice in the picturesque terrace fields whose age is estimated to hundreds years. Due to hard farming conditions, especially irrigation works, locals produce only one rice crop per year. In recent years a growing numbers of tourists have been attracted by the beautiful landscapes created by the region's rice terrace fields. AFP PHOTO/HOANG DINH Nam (Photo credit should read HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images)