10 Most Dangerous and Extraordinary journeys to school around the world

Education is said to be crucial to overall development of a person and society at large. In some parts of the world, Education cannot be atain easily. Most children living in undeveloped areas all over the world take the most dangerous and unthinkable routes in order to receive the education. We collected pictures of their unusual journey captured by different individuals from different countries to show the how these children value education that some of us has taken granted.

Over the past five years, The progress in connecting children to schools has slowed down, According to UNESCO. Many children from undevelop areas decide to quit school because most areas lack suitable school routes. Natural Calamities like heavy rain and flooding make it even harder for them to commute. Also, lack of funds from their Government make it difficult to provide children solutions such as roads, bridges, public vehicles, they badly needed.

Riding a Tuktuk (Auto Rickshaw) To School In Beldanga, Indiajourneytoschool


Kids Traveling To A Boarding School Through The Himalayas, Zanskar, Indian Himalayasjourneytoschool01
photo credit: Timothy Allen

5-Hour Journey Into The Mountains On A 1ft Wide Path To Probably The Most Remote School In The World, Gulu, China
photo credit: Sipa Press

Pupils Crossing A Damaged Suspension Bridge, Lebak, Indonesia
A new bridge was built after the story spread by Indonesia’s largest steel producer, PT Krakatau Steel. journeytoschool05
photo credits: Reuters

Kids Flying 800m On A Steel Cable 400m Above The Rio Negro River, Colombia
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photo credits: Christoph Otto

Pupils Canoeing To School, Riau, Indonesia
photo credit: Nico Fredia

Crossing a Broken Bridge In The Snow To Get To School In Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China
photo credits: Imaginechina / Rex Features


Elementary School Students Crossing A River On Inflated Tire Tubes, Rizal Province, Philippines
photo credits: Dennis M. Sabangan / EPA and Bullit Marquez /AP


School Girls Walking Across A Plank On The Wall Of The 16th Century Galle Fort In Sri Lanka
photo credits: Reuters/Vivek Prakash


Schoolchildren Riding A Horse Cart Back From School In Delhi, India
photo credit: Reuters


125-Mile Journey To A Boarding School Through The Mountains, Pili, China


Pupils Walking On A Tightrope 30 Feet Above A River, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
photo credits: Panjalu Images / Barcroft Media


*photos used are credited to the rightful owners

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