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Buckwheat flowers, famous movie location draw droves of visitors to Ha Giang

People are flocking to Ha Giang Province to see the vast blooming buckwheat fields near the village where 'The Story of Pao' was filmed.

In mid-October the tam giac mach (buckwheat) flowering season begins in Lung Cam Village in Sung La Valley, around 20 km from Dong Van karst plateau, a popular tourist destination in northern Vietnam. This is arguably the most beautiful place to check out Ha Giang's buckwheat flowers.

Buckwheat flowers, famous movie location, visitors to Ha Giang, Ha Giang province, The Story of Pao

In October and November every year vast areas of buckwheat are in bloom in white and pastel pink all over the mountain slopes and passes.

In October and November every year vast areas of buckwheat are in bloom in white and pastel pink all over the mountain slopes and passes. The flowers change color every week. It begins by being white, changes to purplish pink before becoming dark red.

One month after sowing buckwheat plants blossom and the flowers remain in bloom for a month before the grain develops.

Buckwheat is used to make a variety of foods and as brewing yeast. Locals grind the grain into a fine powder, mix with water until it attains an elastic texture and steam it on a stove. This cake can be found in Lung Cam Village and markets around Ha Giang for VND10,000 - 15,000 ($0.43-0.65) each.

Buckwheat flowers, famous movie location, visitors to Ha Giang, Ha Giang province, The Story of Pao

Ethnic Mong children pose next to hoa cai (oilseed rape flowers), dong rieng (canna lily flowers) and buckwheat flowers for visitors to take photos.

Lung Cam Village has also become popular as the setting for Chuyen Cua Pao or The Story of Pao.

The movie is about the life of a H’Mong girl named Pao played by Do Hai Yen and about beautiful love, life, and human emotions, and the rich culture and spiritual life of the H’Mong. It won a Golden Kite Award in 2005 and was introduced at the Cannes International Film Festival in France in 2007.

Buckwheat flowers, famous movie location, visitors to Ha Giang, Ha Giang province, The Story of Pao

The village attracts nearly 1,000 visitors on peak days. The number of tourists has gradually increased in the last few weeks.

One of the village's houses, originally belonging to a man named Mua Sua Pao, has three sections that form a U-shape. Pao's grandson Mua Phai Tua is the heir to the property. Its unique architecture attracts scores of visitors coming to explore Ha Giang.

The village attracts nearly 1,000 visitors on peak days. The number of tourists has gradually increased in the last few weeks. The entrance fee is VND10,000 ($0.43) and people have to pay another VND10,000 to buckwheat field owners to take photos.

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Source: VnExpress

Buckwheat flowers, famous movie location, visitors to Ha Giang, Ha Giang province, The Story of Pao
 
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