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The Rai people of Nepal scale cliff faces each spring to gather

The Rai people of Nepal scale cliff faces each spring to gather

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

Perilous: The initiates of the Rai people brave the cliffs each spring to gather the

Image: Rai people of Nepal (© Eric Tourneret/Caters News)

No worries: Although many people die gathering the honey, this initiate looks perfectly happy

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.

Gathering honey in Nepal - Amazing photo "bees" © Éric Tourneret

The initiates of the Rai people, the Vedas tiger-men, leave each spring to brave the cliffs to gather the honeycomb of Apis laboriosa, the w.

Brave: The people of the Bung valley place their trust in their woven ladders,

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... Rai people brave the cliffs each spring to gather the. Clinging to a ladder of braided bamboo well over 250 feet above ground, the guru

Spotted! Having found two bees' nests, this man appears unfazed as he clings

Bees-Nepal-Hunters The village community chief, hands and face swollen from bee stings, attempts to collect the precious gold fluid oozing over the sheer ...

Delicate operation: The honey hunters use sharpened bamboo poles to slice through the honeycomb before

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A Sherpa family at their home in Bohane

Ceremonial: The Rai people treat their honey as a spiritual substance, and share it

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A villager makes the crossing between Bung and Cheskam villages.

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Here are probably the two best and friendliest porters in Nepal, Maila Rai and Alawa Sherpa. Note how their last names also tell their ethnicity.

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The prize: A honeycomb full of the precious toxic rhododendron honey, which the Rai

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

The Rai people of Nepal scale cliff faces each spring to gather honey from the hives

A honey hunter hangs on a rope ladder high above the ground as bees swarm around him.

Perilous: The initiates of the Rai people brave the cliffs each spring to gather the

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.

The initiates of the Rai people, the Vedas tiger-men, leave each spring to brave the cliffs to gather the honeycomb of Apis laboriosa, the w.

Image: Rai people of Nepal (© Eric Tourneret/Caters News)

No worries: Although many people die gathering the honey, this initiate looks perfectly happy

Image: High above the ground sky caves of Napal. looking for honey from the

... Rai people brave the cliffs each spring to gather the. Clinging to a ladder of braided bamboo well over 250 feet above ground, the guru

Delicate operation: The honey hunters use sharpened bamboo poles to slice through the honeycomb before

Braving Stings and Insane Heights With the Honey Hunters of Nepal

Spotted! Having found two bees' nests, this man appears unfazed as he clings

Brave: The people of the Bung valley place their trust in their woven ladders,

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A villager makes the crossing between Bung and Cheskam villages.

A Sherpa family at their home in Bohane

Smoke gets in your eyes: Helpers light fires at the base of the cliffs in

Ceremonial: The Rai people treat their honey as a spiritual substance, and share it

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From the chaotic and crazy streets of Kathmandu to the serene high mountain villages of the Himalaya, Nepal is stunningly picturesque.

The Trail that comprises of natural beauty, sub-alpine bio-diversity and rich Kirati-Rai cultural heritage of Eastern Nepal, is considered as a unique ...

Here are probably the two best and friendliest porters in Nepal, Maila Rai and Alawa Sherpa. Note how their last names also tell their ethnicity.

The source area for the avalanche of May 5, 2012. Annapurna IV is just off image to the upper left. (Photo: Dr. Kargel)

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Track blasted into cliff face near Laini Odal, Tarap Chu below

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The prize: A honeycomb full of the precious toxic rhododendron honey, which the Rai

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Nepali children play at Busuki Lower Secondary School in Tamua Village.

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Figure 2: Map of Nepal with the Bhote Koshi/Sun Koshi basin

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For hundreds of years, villagers climbed the rock face to collect bird droppings to use as manure on the poor soil of their farms.

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Mundum Trail, a new trekking trail in eastern Nepal, has been launched amidst a program today at Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikuti Mandap.

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One of the best guides in all of Nepal, Chhongba Sherpa, lives in this village. It took us 6 days to walk from Jiri to Nunthala – Chhongba does it in three.

From the expression on the mother's face when she saw her image in my camera monitor, I imagine she had never been photographed before.

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6/12Using one of the bamboo poles known as a tango to push the basket hanging beside him up against the cliff face, the cutter catches the honeycomb as it ...