In the border area of the nation, Y Ty (Bat Xat district, Lao Cai) is not only known for the majestic beauty of the terraced rice fields, towering mountains, but also referred to as the "land of the clouds ".
Located at an altitude of more than 2,000m, raised his back against the mountains with heights up to 2.660m, Y Ty is covered by haze most of the year, and very rarely see the sun shining in a full day.
The day time in Y Ty has sunny but at night when fogs cover everywhere, it’s extremely freezing. A lots of backpackers come to Y Ty, especially photographers, photography lovers to hunt for the most beautiful pictures of clouds. When the clouds cover around, flickering a little light is like a artwork to admire. Therefore, there are cases where the photographer to wait for whole days just to record an impressive moment of clouds and sun rays ..
An interesting thing when coming to Y Ty is having the fair on Saturday. Here, visitors will witness the colorful scene by the sisters, mothers of the Ha Nhi with three leave hairpin on a plaited wool wig around the top of head. The H'Mông carries tutu dresses and colorful peacock scarves on top of the mothers, sisters of ethnic Dao. Carried commodities to markets are the agricultural products and handmade brocades. They come to market together to exchange goods, sell handmade things, livestocks and buy meat, buy the items they needed.
Besides the beauty of Y Ty, out of culinary tourists are really impressed with the hospitality of ethnic minorities there. The childrens laugh comfortable in the cold to look up each group, from the remote regions expecting the pieces of candy, cake. We can say, Y Ty is a unique art painting carved beauty of high mountains and ethnic minority of border area.