Gurung People Hunting Honey

In Nepal Gurung people, also called the Tamu risk their lives to hunt honey.

Twice a year, they climb a long ladder to obtain honey from the giant Apislaboriosa bees on top of the cliff. Before starting the hunt they perform a ritual to worship the cliff gods.

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