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Day 289 – planting rice – the less old fashioned way

Another in my series of rice planting photos – following on from Day 285- planting rice – the old fashioned way… It took us about five hours to hand plant our little corner of the rice paddy – finishing up muddy, leech ridden and exhausted. The good kind of exhaustion mind, the satisfying kind you […]

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Day 287 – planting rice – grain five

In a previous post I mentioned that myself and a few friends where given the chance to plant some rice – by hand. Here’s some pictures to prove it. Our farmer (and friend) gave us little demonstration – a few baby rice seedlings carefully nurtured in muddy lines, around a foot apart. Easy. Unfortunately, our […]