Directed and filmed by the mastermind Renan Ozturk, The Last Honey Hunter is a remarkable story of the Kulung culture and their unique relationship with wild and toxic honey only found in the Hongu river valley.
The honey, thanks to its hallucinogenic properties, garners plenty of interest on Asian black markets—selling for as much as $80 a pound, about six times the price of regular Nepali Honey.
The trick is getting to the honey. which is now up to one man who goes by the name of Mauli—watch the video below to hear his incredible story as the last honey hunter. —ML