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Nepalese Honey Gatherers Climb Huge Cliffs For Their Honey

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Honey Hunters of Nepal

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Honey Hunters of Nepal

Twice each year, the Gurung tribespeople of Central Nepal risk their lives collecting wild honey from the world's largest hives high up on Himalayan cliffs. Travel photographer Andrew Newey recently spent two weeks capturing this ancient but dying art.

Gurung: Los Cazadores de Miel de Nepal | FuriaMag | Arts Magazine

British photographer Andrew Newey focused on members of the Nepalese Gurung tribe, one of the strongest traditions is the recolt of honey in almost inaccessible places.

Photos fascinantes des Chasseurs de #Miel au Népal

17 photos fascinantes des Chasseurs de Miel au Népal

Honey Hunters in Nepal, captured by British photographer Andrew Newey. Twice a year, members of the Gurung tribe, in central Nepal, ascend to harvest honey in the bee colonies hung on steep cliffs.

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Perilous: The initiates of the Rai people brave the cliffs each spring to gather the honeycomb of Apis laboriosa, the worlds largest bee

the Himalayan foothills of central Nepal, teams of men gather around cliffs that are home to the world’s largest honeybee, Apis laboriosa. As they have for generations, Gurung tribesmen of west-central Nepal enter the jungle in search of wild honey where they use indigenous tools under insecure conditions to collect honey.

the Himalayan foothills of central Nepal, teams of men gather around cliffs that are home to the world’s largest honeybee, Apis laboriosa. As they have for generations, Gurung tribesmen of west-central Nepal enter the jungle in search of wild honey where they use indigenous tools under insecure conditions to collect honey.

Fotógrafo registra a saga dos caçadores de mel dos Himalaias

Fotógrafo registra a saga dos caçadores de mel dos Himalaias

eric valli – honey hunters

© Eric Valli, Himalaya, Honey Hunters a. Twice a year for nearly years, men of Gurung tribe of central Nepal have braved the Himalayan foothills to harvest the honey of the world’s.

Twice a year for nearly 12,000 years, men of Gurung tribe of central Nepal have braved the Himalayan foothills to harvest the honey of the world's largest species of honeybees. The knowledge of ext...

Honeyhunters

© Eric Valli, Himalaya, Honey Hunters a. Twice a year for nearly years, men of Gurung tribe of central Nepal have braved the Himalayan foothills to harvest the honey of the world’s.

consumo-dunque-sono: I’m gonna get you! Little Tamang girl in her traditional home.

consumo-dunque-sono: “ I’m gonna get you! Little Tamang girl in her traditional home.

Au Népal, ils escaladent des parois vertigineuses pour aller chercher du miel! http://www.humanosphere.info/2015/06/au-nepal-ils-escaladent-des-parois-vertigineuses-pour-aller-chercher-du-miel/ via @humanosphere

In The Jungle Book not only is Mowgli's method for honey collecting accurate, the honey, when made with the pollen of certain flowers, may have intoxicating and hallucinatory effects. Mowgli and Baloo may have been getting loaded.

Climbing the steps up to Swayambhunath  (Monkey Temple) Kathmandu, Nepal

Climbing the steps up to Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) Kathmandu, Nepal travel tour trek Nepal

Honey hunters of Nepal: Nepalese villager preparing honey tea

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

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