A Raw Look Inside The Life Of A Nepalese Honey Hunter (PHOTOS)

By Nick Visser

High in the Himalayas, an ancient honey hunt harkens back to a time before industrialized bee farms, pollination woes and colony collapse disorder.

Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living among the Gurung people near Nepal’s Annapurna mountain range, documenting a sacred tradition of honey collection that dates back to 11,000 B.C. His photos reflect a disappearing tradition as climate change and tourism make each year of hunting that much harder. Newey told The Huffington Post:

I had known about honey hunting in Nepal for some time but after learning of the numerous threats to this ancient tradition …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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