Rice Paddy Art

Every spring in the rice paddies of the small town of Inakadate, Japan, locals work together to painstakingly plant and groom different hues of rice to create massive, intricate works of art before harvesting the rice in September. This year’s masterpiece, a depiction of a samurai fighting a warrior monk, is in its full splendor. A tradition since 1993, the rice art attracts thousands of visitors every year. Read more about Inakadate in this New York Times article.

via National Geographic

This might be the 3rd year I’ve posted the results of this competition. I still think it’s cool.

I got my new computer and have been working on moving everything over and getting my old stuff to work. I can’t get my speakers to work but I’ll spend some more time on that tomorrow.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s