‘Fraught with danger’: wild honey gathering in Nepal – in pictures

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For generations the Gurung community in Taap, about 175km (110 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu, and other villages in the districts of Lamjung and Kaski, have scoured the steep Himalayan cliffs for honey. The villagers say the proceeds, split among them, are drying up as the number of hives has declined over the past decade, although some also earn a living from growing crops of rice, corn, millet and wheat

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Written by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2024/jun/24/fraught-with-danger-wild-honey-gathering-in-nepal-in-pictures under the title “‘Fraught with danger’: wild honey gathering in Nepal – in pictures”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.