Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of May 11, 2011

Aaron finds himself a new artist, Zak shows off the set of his new show, Bert becomes a hit in Sweden and much more.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

The elite men cross the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, MA. Hopkinton has been the starting point for the nation’s oldest marathon since it was moved from a neighboring town in 1925. 960 1280

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Running Through Boston

Running Through Boston

Each year 25,000 runners attempt to complete the winding and hilly 26.2-mile route. 960 1280

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Framingham to Natick

Framingham to Natick

From Ashland, the runners make their way through the nearby towns of Framingham and Natick. Around 500,000 spectators turn out to watch the race each year, making the marathon the biggest sporting event in New England. 960 1280

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Racing Through Natick

Racing Through Natick

The runners pass a residential area of Natick. If you know someone in the race, be sure to track their progress so you don’t miss them. 960 1280

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Running Together

Running Together

Dick Hoyt pushes his son Rick as they compete in the Boston Marathon. Rick -- a Boston University grad -- was born with cerebral palsy, and his father (now 71!) has pushed him all the way to the finish line in 29 Boston Marathons. Dick and Rick -- who have become local celebrities -- run to raise money for the Team Hoyt Foundation, whose catch phrase appropriately is “Yes, You Can!” 960 1280

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Halfway Done!

Halfway Done!

Downtown Wellesley marks the marathon’s halfway point, but before the runners reach the 13-mile mark, they get a significant boost in morale from the students at Wellesley College (pictured here). Thousands of Wellesley women pack the streets by the campus, creating the famous “Scream Tunnel.” Runners have claimed that they can hear the women’s screams of support a mile away. 960 1280

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Brookline

Brookline

From Newton, runners pass Boston’s Brighton neighborhood and enter the city of Brookline. Cleveland Circle, where the runners turn a sharp left onto Beacon Street (pictured here), is a particularly loud, but exciting place to watch the race. 960 1280

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Heartbreak Hill

Heartbreak Hill

The aptly named “Heartbreak Hill,” in the city of Newton, is one of the most daunting challenges for runners. The infamous hill is the last of 7 that the runners must climb in the quaint suburb. The hills span from miles 16 to 21 on the route. 960 1280

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Coolidge Corner

Coolidge Corner

Spectators cheer on the marathoners as they make their way through Coolidge Corner, a popular shopping and dining area in Brookline. 960 1280

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Beacon Street

Beacon Street

As the runners continue down Beacon Street they approach Kenmore Square, where the famous Citgo sign greets them, heading into downtown Boston. 960 1280

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Marathon Monday

Marathon Monday

Each year on “Marathon Monday,” Fenway Park hosts a Red Sox home game -- the only morning game in all of Major League Baseball. 960 1280

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Wheelchair Race

Wheelchair Race

Since 1975, disabled athletes have participated in the marathon’s wheelchair race. The Boston Marathon has become the most famous and elite wheelchair race in the world, with strict qualifying standards. 960 1280

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The Finish Line

The Finish Line

Hundreds of runners make their way to the marathon’s finish line on Boylston Street in downtown Boston. 960 1280

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"Now THAT is craft service!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"The Ripper pre-signs some books. Slowly" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"The wall of the super-secret Chang Project HQ at ZPZ" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"The Beast!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Conquerors: Me (Bert) & my buddy Kemp are now running @bertconquers .. feel free to hit us up with any questions!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Travel here" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"This is what happens when I tweet how much I like Cadbury eggs...I love GAC Fans" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Ghost Hunt in progress!!! The entire Stanley Hotel is lights out and active as hell!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Watching @theconstantinos do their amazing EVP Presentation" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"I just bought this weird voodoo thingie with teeth n stuff for 50 bucks grocery store park lot" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Southwest take me home." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Heading to the airport with @TheConstantinos time to go do Evp work on the plane" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Later Stanley. Had a blast hunting with all u. U all rock" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Another night of hunting with everyone. So fun" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"I gave @DjInfernoLV the old pat on the Back sticker trick. He still doesnt know. Lol" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Behind-the-Scenes: Scotland" - Steven Rinella 960 1280

  

"Behind-the-Scenes: Scotland" - Steven Rinella 960 1280

  

"Behind-the-Scenes: Scotland" - Steven Rinella 960 1280

  

"Behind-the-Scenes: Scotland" - Steven Rinella 960 1280

  

"Only in Hollywood could I meet two heroes from my past in 1 day @kidfromkidnplay and @ralpmacchio" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"The original Burger King... Historic moment here in Mattoon, IL" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Heading to lockdown... Because of proported demonic attacks we re ready for battle" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Let the hunting began. It's dark in here." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Looks like a good starting to a good hunt tonight." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"I just had too :) #bigsteppinsticker" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Owner of the location just had us sign the wall... Here we go!!!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Homage to Martin Picard." - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Amazing coco H2o that is faintly sweet smoky. Like Thailand!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"The 1000 strong Foielipop Army at #pebblebeach food & wine event!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Eric's pissed about the red M&M's." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"@OttaviaBourdain, you used to be so sweet...." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"@Ralphie_May I love how @MrCowhead takes a pic so we can tell he drives a Range Rover...check our my new jeans!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"@Ralphie_May @mrcowhead I'm not that big of a fan of this carpet...ewwhh!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"One Bert is a conqueror the other gets conquered. #sadhowfatigot" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"What will the maid think?" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

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