I’m always intrigued by communities that use waterways for public transportation. The backwater villages of Kerala take full advantage of their calm waters to get around. Below, the equivalent of a bus.
This girl ran beside our boat for quite a long stretch. She was on her way to school.
We passed these kids loading up onto the local school bus.
They may have been headed to this school.
At numerous points, there are local ferry services to move people from one bank to another.