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