Why does a lot of Filipino people wants to work as a seaman despite of the fact that they will be away from their family, friends and the culture they are used too? If you are going to read surveys and research, more and more high school graduates are taking up Nautical and Marine courses because they are inspired of those seaman who earns thousands of money every month. A money that they could not earned from working locally.
But I guess the opportunity of going from one country to another is also a big factor on why seaman loves their jobs. Imagine you can go from one country to another with out spending for flights and hotel. Look at them aren't they look happy? Or just trying their best not to be lonely and sad and count the days of being away from home….