Nearly 22,000 entries poured into National Geographic Traveler’s Your Shot photo assignment to document the greatest adventures on the planet. Among six winning photos are the two capturing Son Doong cave in the central province of Quang Binh and Sàng Ma Sáo terraced rice fields in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.


known cave in the world. Speth, from Los Angeles, California, returned three times to get this photo of the sunbeams that rarely pierce the colossal cave, said National Geographic.

Meanwhile, to take the photo of Sàng Ma Sáo terraced rice fields flooded by the rainy season, Hoang Linh, from Hanoi, trekked part of the way up a mountain in the northwestern province of Lao Cai.

“Graphic lines take you up and through the frame, causing your eye to slink up and down the image,” said the UK magazine.-VNA