Tam Giac Mach Flowers in Si Ma Cai, Lao Cai
Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) is a very important tree crop only after rice and corn. It is grown by local people, not grow up by itself in the forest. Therefore, when you ride motorbike o Bac Ha and Si Ma Cai, you can see there are many Tam Giac Mach trees in this place but just a few in the other places because it depends on local people.
In the pass, local people in Bac Ha and Si Ma Cai grew Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) tree to get seeds which used as food. This kind of tree is called like that because its leaves and flower petals have the shape of triangle. When the flowers die, they will create fruit. In each fruit has tiny circuits of seeds, very tiny but precious because it is very rich in nutrition.
Normally, there are 2 main seasons of Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit): from March to April and from October to November. The flowers are very beautiful but only bloom in only one month. The flowers also have special feature that they can change their color under the sunlight: in the morning, they are white, at noon, they turn light pink, in the afternoon, they are purple.
In the season of Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit), Si Ma Cai and Bac Ha look like dreamy lands with many beautiful Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) covered hills. So, together with yearly horse racing in late May and early June, Bac Ha, Si Ma Cai commune is also famous for plum blossom in spring and Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) in right season. Besides enjoying the beauty of Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) flowers, tourists can learn more about daily life of local people living here.
If you join Vietnam Motorcycle Tours to Sapa in late November and find that Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) are all harvested, do not worry or feel disappointed, ride deep into the villages and hamlets, you still take a lot of pictures of wonderful Tam Giac Mach (triangle circuit) flowers.
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