This photograph captures the essence of labor in Longji Rice Terraces, Ping'an, Guangxi, China. In the foreground, the earth is muddied, a sign of diligent preparation for the rice planting season. A diligent worker can be spotted amidst the terraces, tending to the soil with care. It's a snapshot of the hard work and dedication that sustains these stunning terraced landscapes. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.