European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 30 1967, Page 12

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 30, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseSea Wall makes Handy place to mount towering stilts. There s nothing unusual about kids having to walk to school unless in is on stilts. That s just the Way the boys on the tiny Island of of in the Ryu Kytus Cross the 1,500-foot-wide Chan Nel that splits their Village and school when the ebb tide makes the water too shallow for the boat or when it is too deep to go on foot. The girls Don t have to face the problem As they can Fust tuck their skirts up in shallow water or ride the boat when it s a bit too deep the boys Are glad to let the girls ride. Naturally the boy quickly develop a High degree of skill on stilts although they do on Occa Sion take a Damp spill. Of course when it s typhoon season and the seas get wild there s no school All of which adds up to something which would make most . Schoolchildren Tower with envy Pacific is photos by Eiko Goya a ,.,"-.-,terms a r ,ji"., i Page 12 girls miss out on the Stilt fun use Boot when water is too deep. The stars and stripes of ,.00 mow of by. � o saturday december 30, 1967 the stars and stripes

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