Mustang’s Tenchi Festival 2014

The Tenchi Festival takes place annually in Lo Manthang, the capital of Upper Mustang and the former Tibetan Kingdom of Lo. Each spring, monks perform ceremonies, rites, and dances during the Tenchi Festival to dispel evils and demons from the former kingdom. 

Photos: Taylor Weidman/Getty Images

Gurung Honey Hunters by Andrew Newey

Photographer Andrew Newey documented the ancient tradition of honey hunting in central Nepal. Perched precariously on rope ladders, honey hunters risk their lives to gather the honey, using only long sticks known as tangos to knock the honeycomb off the Himalayan cliffside and into baskets, which are then lowered to the ground.

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