25 of the Most Incredible Journeys to School in the World


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




Via unsecured wooden ladders, Zhang Jiawan Village, Southern China


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


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


Going to school on a canoe, Riau, Indonesia


Through the forest across a tree root bridge, India


Riding a bull to school, Myanmar


Riding an auto rickshaw to school, Beldanga, India


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


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


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


Traveling by boat, Kerala, India


Riding a horse cart back from school, Delhi, India


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


A 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


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