To make your experience truly unforgettable, there is no doubt that you will want to take home some one of a kind souvenirs that are great representations of the Eskimo culture that is very much alive in in Barrow.
Traveling to Barrow is a unique experience and one that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. Those that know a bit about Alaska know that, although it can make for quite an adventure, you must also be prepared for the unique lifestyle, extreme temperatures and unusual daylight schedules.
If you didn’t know by now, Barrow is officially the most northern city in North America. If you’re curious to learn about what Barrow looks like, who lives there, and why it exists, the wonderful folks at Wendover Productions put together this awesome video that gives us a sneak peak into life in Barrow.
You may be surprised to hear about how much media coverage a small town like Barrow gets. It's always a wonderful sight to see entire camera crews arrive in Barrow and stay at King Eider Inn on a fairly consistent basis. There have been media here for TV shows, filming major box-office movies, and even for numerous documentaries about Barrow and the incredible people that reside here.
However, sometimes you don't have to look too far to get an artist's vision of what Barrow is all about. Fellow Barrow resident Ian Timothy Acuna put together this visually stunning reel of some of Barrow's highlights. Feel free to check out his work in the links below: