Zanskar, Indian Himalayas
Lebak, Indonesia Children walk, or rather climb, across a damaged suspension bridge to get to school.
After these photos went viral, PT Krakutau Steel, Indonesia’s largest producer of steel, stepped in and built a beautiful new bridge. The children now enjoy a much safer commute to school.
Reuters & Vivek Prakash
Rio Negro River, Columbia
Sri Lanka A group of schoolgirls use a thin plank as a bridge to cross The 16th century Galle Fort located in the heart of Sri Lanka.
Riau, Indonesia Imagine taking a canoe to school, it’s real life for students in Riau.
Pili, China While this may look like the most difficult part of the journey, it is only one small stretch of the total 125-mile journey these children make through the mountains on their way to boarding school.
These children rely on a bus with a lot of horse power–in fact this cart full of kids is being pulled by a horse.
Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia These children are educated and trained for the circus. On their way to and from school they must scale across a tightrope suspended 30 feet above a river.
Myanmar Forget about riding the bus, this little girl rides her bull to school!
Sichuan Province, China Even in the frigid snowy weather a broken bridge must make do if this little girl, bundled up in pink, wants to make it to school.
Boating to school sounds like a nice way to start and end your day.
Pangururan, Indonesia This wooden boat is packed full up to the roof before heading off to school.
Cilangkap Village, Indonesia In order to attend school across the Ciherang River, bamboo rafts were made into a makeshift bridge. Just make sure to wear your rain boots!
Rizal Province, Philippines
River tubing isn’t just for summer vacation, these children use inflated tire tubes to get to school across the river.
Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA
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