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What Life Is Like Inside The Tiny Town In Alaska Where Almost Nobody Owns A Car

Located in western Alaska is the small community of Bethel, where there are more cabs per capita than any other city in the United States. Nestled on the banks of the Kuskokwim River, life in Bethel is certainly not for the faint of heart. This remote area is challenging to get to, incredibly expensive to live in and the weather is known to be wildly harsh and temperamental for many months out of the year. So before you think about relocating, be sure to consider all of the elements so that you aren’t surprised upon arrival. Because waiting for a cab in the snow isn’t as alluring as it sounds!

Want to know more about what it’s like to live in Bethel? Check out the YouTube video below and get ready for your jaw to hit the ground in utter amazement and sheer disbelief. Do you think you could overcome all the obstacles that come with living in this western Alaska town?

If you thought that was surprising, check out these 10 common things that are way more expensive in Alaska than anywhere else in the United States. You also might really enjoy reading about these 25 things that are actually really frustrating about living in Alaska.

Courtney Stanley
Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is appreciative everyday for the ability to live a subsistence based lifestyle thanks to the bounty of natural resources that Alaska has to offer. Her hobbies include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.