This woman is tying up the bundles of rice, which will then be placed to dry on a bamboo pole (you can see an example from this earlier photo).
A wonderful series and a fine gallery for your signature green.
26 Sep 2012 6:10am
It has to be a hard job!
26 Sep 2012 7:36am
Like your beautiful & interesting series about rice harvest.
26 Sep 2012 10:52am
Labor intensive work for these dedicated farmers. Tell me, why does she wear a face mask (covering) while doing this?
26 Sep 2012 2:52pm
@Judy aka L@dybug: Thanks for your comment and visit. She is wearing a mask because tying up the stalks creates a fair amount of dust.
Such a lot of work and dedication.
26 Sep 2012 4:42pm
Very interesting pictures !
26 Sep 2012 5:47pm
The gesture is so beautiful that we forget it's hard work! Another superb picture with gorgeous colours!*****
26 Sep 2012 8:02pm
Nice & amazing!
Beautiful colors & lights!
26 Sep 2012 10:20pm
Beautiful image, one of your best!
26 Sep 2012 10:45pm
Very nice. This is Japan !
27 Sep 2012 12:35pm
The Amish here do something similar with the tobacco, which they harvest by hand. She is wearing a fabulous gardening hat!
9 Oct 2012 3:23pm
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