He’s been coming to Nepal for over 15 years to climb the high Himalaya, But this time he set out to explore a culture that is lesser known in the modern world. Outside of the Everest limelight, the people documented in this film are at risk of loosing their lifeline, beehives. These honey hunters, as they’re called, harvest a hallucinogenic honey off some of the regions most treacherous cliffs. But the bee’s and their honey are disappearing.
Renan Ozturk and Mark Synnott travel to Nepal with National Geographic to experience the last traditional honey harvest. Watch exclusive, behind the scenes footage of the harvest here.