Remember when your dad use to say, I had 2 walk to school everyday in the snow, uphill, both ways.
Well all these kids can top that.
This collection of pictures of kids around the world just trying to get to school will really put into perspective how much we take for granted.
I thought I had it bad when I was a kid but a little perspective shows me how good I had it.
5-Hour Journey Into The Mountains On A 1ft Wide Path To Probably The Most Remote School In The World, Gulu, China
Schoolchildren Climbing On Unsecured Wooden Ladders, Zhang Jiawan Village, Southern China
Kids Traveling To A Boarding School Through The Himalayas, Zanskar, Indian Himalayas
Pupils Crossing A Damaged Suspension Bridge, Lebak, Indonesia
Kids in Colombia have to zipline across a steel cable 400m Above The Rio Negro River
Canoeing To School, Riau, Indonesia
School Girls Walking Across A Plank On The Wall Of The 16th Century Galle Fort In Sri Lanka
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
Elementary School Students Crossing A River On Inflated Tire Tubes, Rizal Province, Philippines
A lot more at the link
edit on 4-9-2014 by alienjuggalo because: (no reason given)