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WEBSTA @ renan_ozturk - Words by expedition leader Ben Ayers // Story ~Life is hard.

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Népal : Les photographies imprenables des chasseurs de miel, le peuple des abeilles

Nepal Gurung honey hunters through they eyes of photographer Andrew Newey

Extraordinary close-up of a #honey hunter of #Nepal. http://www.visualnews.com/2012/06/04/the-honey-hunters-of-nepal/#

Honey Hunter of Nepal. High in Himalayan foothills, fearless Gurung men risk their lives to harvest the massive nests of the world's largest honeybee. Picture by Eric Valli

Stunning photos show the ancient tradition of honey hunting in Nepal

Stunning photos show the ancient tradition of honey hunting in 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.

Image: Guru gathering honey (© Eric Tourneret/Caters News)

The Rai people bestow the honourary title of guru on honey hunters. Here, a guru dangles below a swarm of bees on their honeycomb as he gathers honey.

April 10,1919 – Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.

Emiliano Zapata Salazar August 1879 – 10 April was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo.

Rana Tharu women Nepal

“ Rana Tharu Women, Eric Valli When warfare left them widows, legends say, these women who had fled to the forest of Southern Nepal founded a society that has endured for 400 years ”

Het levensgevaarlijke werk van de honingjagers in Nepal - Nieuws - Droomplekken

Credit: Andrew Newey As the honey hunter descends the rope ladder, the blood, blisters and bee stings that are synonymous with this treacherous tradition become visible.

A woman laughs uproariously as she undergoes a "head-tapping session," part of a sensory awareness class in an encounter group at the Esalen Institute in 1970.

In Praise of Emoticons . . . But, You Know, Living Ones

'A woman laughs uproariously as she undergoes a "head-tapping session," part of a sensory awareness class in an encounter group at the Esalen Institute in

#themadhoney #madhoney #nepal #nepalhoney #honeyhunters #psyhodelic #gurungs #himalayas #honey #honeybees #mountain #secret

#themadhoney #madhoney #nepal #nepalhoney #honeyhunters #psyhodelic #gurungs #himalayas #honey #honeybees #mountain #secret

bangladesh sundarbans people transport mawalis inside their traditional wooden boat roof made mangrove tree poles and-reed mouala honey gath...

bangladesh sundarbans people transport mawalis inside their traditional wooden boat roof made mangrove tree poles and-reed mouala honey gath.

Bees are magic.  Raw Honey is a super food.  Sweet, antibacterial and healing.  Enjoy, but leave some for the bees....

Beehive: Raw honey is a super food, antibacterial and healing.

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