The honey gatherer of the Nalamalla hills

Honey drips down K Siva’s gloved forearms as he squeezes the combs over a thin white cloth, with a satisfying squelch. A resident of Thirumalagiri Chenchu colony in the Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve, he is one of the nearly 25 honey collectors from the indigenous tribe. He will soon set this pot of golden honey on a double boiler to prolong […]