17 Horrific Journeys Children Make To School That’ll Make Your Skin Crawl

In most of the world going to school is taken for granted. It’s usually a bus or a car ride, or a short walk.


We almost never think about the children who live in some secluded areas who need to walk for miles through foresta, or even over the heels in order to have access to knowledge. The are our heroes and we have dedicated this list of most incredible journeys they have to make in order to get to school.

Students making a five-hour journey through the mountains, walking on a 1ft-wide path with no fence to the most remote school in the world, Gulu, China


Young boys climbing wooden ladder with no railings or security equipment, Zhang Jiawan Village, Southern China


Walking over snow and ice through Himalayas to get to a boarding school, Zanskar, Indian Himalayas


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


Canoeing through the swamp , Riau, Indonesia


Walking through the dark forest and crossing a tree root bridge, India


Little girl rides a bull on her way to school, Myanmar


Auto rickshaw packed with boys riding them to school, Beldanga, India


Father walking his daughter over a broken bridge in the snow to get her to school in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China


A boat so packed with pupils that some of them have to ride on the roof to get to school in Pangururan, Indonesia


A group of highschool girls walking across a plank on the wall of the 16th Century Galle Fort with the help of their teacher, Sri Lanka


Kids traveling by boat surrounded by incredible scenery, Kerala, India


A horse cart crowded with young students eager to learn, Delhi, India


Dangerous crossing over Ciherang river on poorly made bamboo raft, Cilangkap Village, Indonesia


Nearly pro level free climbing 125-mile long path crossed by 12-year-olds, Pili, China


After the bridge collapsed pupils are forced to walk on a tightrope, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia


Ingenious children crossing the river on inflated tire tubes, Rizal Province, Philippines