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Gurung Honey Hunters - Andrew Newey

Gorgeous photo essay on Nepalese honey collectors by Andrew Newey (via Raw File)

Yowza! Twice a year, the Gurung tribe in central Nepal goes on a honey hunting expedition where they risk their lives to harvest honey from the world’s largest honeybee. It’s one of the tribe’s oldest, proudest and most dangerous traditions that have been passed down through generations.

Twice a year, the Gurung tribe in central Nepal goes on a honey hunting expedition where they risk their lives to harvest hone.

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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.

Fearless Nepalese honey hunters scale 250ft cliffs in pursuit of their prize - while under attack from the world's largest bees.

Just buzz-ness as usual... Fearless Nepalese honey hunters scale 250ft cliffs in pursuit of their prize - while under attack from the world's largest bees

Image: Smoke and bees (© Eric Tourneret/Caters News)

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Ces chasseurs de miel du Népal risquent leur vie sur des falaises vertigineuses pour nourrir leur famille

Hunting honey from honey bees in the Himalayas /// #travel #wanderlust #adventure

Honey Hunters of the Himalayas (nepal).The world's largest honey bees live here, so they have to climb unbelievably high to reach their nests. Climbing is hard enough.the threat of bee stings makes this feat mind blowing.

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Honey Hunters of Nepal

Сбор дикого мёда в Непале (11 фото)

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.

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