Aug 142012

For most of us, a pot of golden honey is only a supermarket away.

But for the Rai people of Nepal, gathering the sweet stuff involves a death-defying climb on home-made ladders – and a four-hour mission to extract the precious nectar.

To make matters worse, the daredevil hunters come under attack from swarms of the world’s largest bee while perching 250ft up the side of a cliff.

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