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Hunting for Honey: Adventures with the Rajis of Nepal

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Hunting for Honey: Adventures with the Rajis of Nepal - Valli, Eric
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In the plain of the Ganges in southern Nepal, Eric Valli has discovered the existence of a fascinating nomadic tribe. Known as the "bee people", the Rajis survive by harvesting wild honey and by fishing; a way of life that seems to have remained unchanged for centuries. In a forest overwhelmed by the humming of the bees, they collect wild honey from immense hives perched high in gigantic trees. The honey is a source of food, but is also used to treat wounds, and is a valuable commodity. Eric Valli has followed this ...

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Hunting for Honey: Adventures with the Rajis of Nepal 1999, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500019108

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