Bourdain Takes the Road Less Traveled

Over the years, Tony has traveled to a number of off-the-beaten-path locations. Take a look at these photos from some of the more unexpected destinations that he's visited.

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El Octagon strikes! This really hurt, by the way. Really, really hurt. 960 1280

  

Carlos (green shirt) and Martin get into the spirit of things at a Mexico City cantina. 960 1280

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We confer with local experts at the pulqueria. 960 1280

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Alex, Zach and Global Alan -- apparently auditioning for a Kraftwerk tribute band. 960 1280

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Heaven. Blue corn quesadillas from Anastasia. 960 1280

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Zach Zamboni. The Running Man. During a long traffic jam in rural Puebla, Zach decides to run alongside the car. 960 1280

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At least he was running for a cause. His triumphant return. 960 1280

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Crew meal. Puebla. 960 1280

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A tub of guts. Delicious guts. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain visits Jigokudani (aka Hell Valley), which feeds into the popular Noboribetsu Hot Spring. 960 1280

  

A beautiful wide shot of Mt Yotei, Hokkaido. 960 1280

  

Tony enjoys the onsen (hot spring) at Takinoya Ryokan. 960 1280

  

Bright lights of the Susukino district, Sapporo. 960 1280

  

Tony in the Susukino district of Sapporo. 960 1280

  

Tony arrives at Aji No Karyu for steaming bowl of ramen. 960 1280

  

A close-up shot of the crew dinner at a ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn). 960 1280

  

Awesome details in one of the sculptures at the Sapporo Snow Festival. 960 1280

  

Tony with friends at the Sapporo Bier Garten. 960 1280

  

The crew enjoys breakfast at Takinoya Ryokan. 960 1280

  

Tony and Megumi Sasaki, a Sapporo-born filmmaker, have a quick bite at Wakakoma before attacking the giant crab. 960 1280

  

A close-up shot of the popular ryokan footwear. 960 1280

  

Tony and Megumi Sasaki chat in the market. 960 1280

  

Tony patiently awaits dinner with Suga-san, a ryokan owner. 960 1280

  

A yummy shot of soup curry at Okushiba Shoten. 960 1280

  

Cameraman Zach Zamboni poses in front of drying fish. 960 1280

  

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Tony samples a local stew in Brazil. 960 1280

  

A worker at a farmers market persuades Tony to sample a local favorite. 960 1280

  

Tony attends dinner at a local's home in Brazil. 960 1280

  

Tony goes off-road in Brazil. 960 1280

  

Tony and a No Reservations producer share a good laugh while taking a break in Brazil. 960 1280

  

Tony gets shaved at a roadside barbershop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 960 1280

  

Recycled art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 960 1280

  

Day of the Dead offerings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 960 1280

  

A family in Port-au-Prince shares a meal with Tony. 960 1280

  

Tony reads The Comedians at the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 960 1280

  

Tony and Martha at Valle de Flores in Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

A neighborhood dog watches as Walter and Tony chat at Fritanga Buñuelo in Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Tony and Gordon hold up their skinned squirrels in the Ozarks. 960 1280

  

Tony and Alan at Fred and Red's Spaghetti Red in the Ozarks. 960 1280

  

Tony and Claire get into position for their arm-wrestling match in the Ozarks. 960 1280

  

Ha Ha Tonka plays for the cameras in the Ozarks. 960 1280

  

Tony in the sewers -- an homage to the film The Third Man. 960 1280

  

Chef/restaurateur Max Stiegl with his lamb, Schinken, in Vienna. 960 1280

  

Zach and Clemens shoot Vienna statues in the snow. 960 1280

  

Tony tries to keep warm with Gluhwein -- hot mulled wine ' in Vienna. 960 1280

  

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