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This series of randomly arranged manmade rice fields reflecting the sky above have been formed over 1,300 years.<br />
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Built up the steep hillside by several generations of families, the whole area covers about 850 square miles.<br />
But what looks like a random arrangement of water pools is actually planned as they follow the hill's contours depending on where people can reach.<br />
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