Rice Paddy Fields

Rice Paddy Fields

planting and harvesting rice together with local farmers in Indonesia

Location: 

Sewon, Bantul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Duration: 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Rice Paddy: visiting some farmers outside of Yogyakarta to learn more about rice
  2. Seeding rice: getting dirty in the rice paddy field and trying to help some farmers
  3. Germination: growing seeds in a small plot and then replanted with greater separation
  4. Hard work: I've learned that planting and harvesting rice is back-breakingly hard work
  5. Indonesia: one of the world's top 10 rice producing nation as well as consumers

Image sources

  1. Rice paddy with fresh seeds
  2. Preparing the field for new rice
  3. A bunch of amateur rice farmers
  4. Professional rice farmer at work
  5. My hand after planting some rice

You might also like

Kalibaru Rubber - learning how to collect latex and produce rubber on the Glenmore plantation
learning how to collect latex and produce rubber on the Glenmore plantation
Fish & Rice Crackers - visiting families in local villages and learning all about the production
visiting families in local villages and learning all about the production
Luwak Coffee - drinking the world's strongest coffee after visiting a local plantation
drinking the world's strongest coffee after visiting a local plantation
Menjangan - doing my first discovery scuba dive and loving every minute of it
doing my first discovery scuba dive and loving every minute of it
Puppet Master -
following the real master building and playing his Indonesian puppets
Batik Artwork - learning how to dye like the Egyptians, Chinese and now Indonesians
learning how to dye like the Egyptians, Chinese and now Indonesians
Seloliman Nature Reserve - hiking to a forest temple and walking through the nearest village
hiking to a forest temple and walking through the nearest village
Tofu & Tempeh - visiting a small local factory and learning everything about soy products
visiting a small local factory and learning everything about soy products
Thaba Bosiu - Cultural Village - talking to school kids and riding a horse around the historic hills of Lesotho
talking to school kids and riding a horse around the historic hills of Lesotho
Mt Bromo - climbing up one of the active and smoking volcanoes in Indonesia
climbing up one of the active and smoking volcanoes in Indonesia