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25 of the most incredible journeys to school in the world

To the delight (or dismay) of millions, the new school term is beginning in many countries throughout the world. But in some parts of the world, school is a hard-won luxury. Many children throughout the world take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us take for granted.
We were astounded to learn of the sheer bravery some of these kids show every day — all for the sake of enhancing their knowledge.

 

Five-hour journey through the mountains on a 1ft-wide path to the most remote school in the world, Gulu, China

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Via unsecured wooden ladders, Zhang Jiawan Village, Southern China

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To a boarding school through the Himalayas, Zanskar, Indian Himalayas

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Travelling 800m on a steel cable, 400m above the Rio Negro River, Colombia

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Going to school on a canoe, Riau, Indonesia

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Through the forest across a tree root bridge, India

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Riding a bull to school, Myanmar

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Riding an auto rickshaw to school, Beldanga, India

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Crossing a broken bridge in the snow to get to school in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China

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Traveling on the roof of a wooden boat in Pangururan, Indonesia

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Walking across a plank on the wall of the 16th Century Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

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Traveling by boat, Kerala, India

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Riding a horse cart back from school, Delhi, India

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Crossing Ciherang River on a makeshift bamboo raft, Cilangkap Village, Indonesia

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A 125-mile journey to a boarding school through the mountains, Pili, China

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Pupils walking on a tightrope 30 feet above a river, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia

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Crossing a river on inflated tire tubes, Rizal Province, Philippines

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