Papilio demoleus by khoitran

Papilio demoleus is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. The butterfly is also known as the common lime butterfly, lemon butterfly, lime swallowtail, small citrus butterfly, chequered swallowtail, dingy swallowtail and citrus swallowtail. These common names refer to their host plants, which are usually citrus species such as the cultivated lime. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a prominent tail. The butterfly is a pest and invasive species from the Old World which has spread to the Caribbean and Central America.

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Fly on yellow rice season by khoitran

The Khau Phạ Pass (đèo Khau Phạ) is a mountain pass in Mù Căng Chải District, Yên Bái Province, Vietnam. The area is known for terraced rice paddies

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Dream stream by khoitran

Mu Cang Chai is a rural district of Yen Bai Province, in the Northeast region of Vietnam.

Mu Cang Chai district north by Van Ban district of Lao Cai province in the south of Muong La district of Son La province, west of Than Uyen district, Lai Chau province, east of Van Chan district and province. The district is located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, at an altitude of 1,000 m above sea level. Want to reach Mu Cang Chai district Khau Pha Pass to go through – is one of the four biggest pass of the Northwest.

Some places may remain virtually untouched beauty unknown to the outside of the indigenous people. If you are adventurous you will see two beautiful waterfalls here (Unfortunately, I was not young to go there)

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Season of flowering buckwheat by khoitran

From 13 to 15.11.2015, four districts of Dong Van, Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac, Ha Giang province – Vietnam will take place buckwheat flower festival in 2015.

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Grey headed canary flycatcher by khoitran

The grey-headed canary-flycatcher sometimes known as the grey-headed flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis) is a species of small flycatcher-like bird found in tropical Asia. It has a square crest, a grey hood and yellow underparts. They are found mainly in forested habitats where they often join other birds in mixed-species foraging flocks. Pairs are often seen as they forage for insects by making flycatcher-like sallies and calling aloud. Several subspecies are recognized within their wide distribution range. In the past the genus Culicicapa was considered to be an Old World flycatcher but studies have found them to belong to a new family designated as the Stenostiridae or fairy flycatchers that include the African genera Stenostira and Elminia.

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Sunny in the white sand dunes by khoitran

White Sand Hill is a tourist destination famous tour in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, also known as White Lake and is like the Sahara, attracting many visitors from home and abroad by the pure beauty of sand here and stunning scenery are attractions not to be missed when traveling to Phan Thiet.

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Buckwheat blossom season by khoitran

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds, and also used as a cover crop. To distinguish it from a related species, Fagopyrum tataricum that is also cultivated as a grain in the Himalayas, and from the less commonly cultivated Fagopyrum acutatum, it is also known as Japanese buckwheat and silverhull buckwheat.

Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat, as it is not a grass. Instead, buckwheat is related to sorrel, knotweed, and rhubarb. Because its seeds are eaten and rich in complex carbohydrates, it is referred to as a pseudocereal. The cultivation of buckwheat grain declined sharply in the 20th century with the adoption of nitrogen fertilizer that increased the productivity of other staples.

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Terraced Rice Fields in Mu Cang Chai by khoitran

Mu Cang Chai is a district of Yen Bai province, it shares the border in the north with Van Ban district of Lao Cai province, neighboring in the south of Muong La district of Son La province, being the west of Than Uyen Lai Chau province, sharing in the east of Van Chan district and Yen Bai province. The district is located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, at an altitude of 1,000 m above sea level. Want to get Mu Cang Chai district, traveler will go through Khau Pha Pass that is one of the four imposing passes in the Northwest of Vietnam.

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