Amazing Places Featured on Expedition Unknown, Season 2
In season 2 of Expedition Unknown, the adventures get even bigger, the climbs get higher and the dives go deeper. Check out some highlights from host Josh Gates' latest investigations around the world in places like Ecuador, Austria, Haiti and more.
Artifacts from the pirate Blackbeard’s ship, North CarolinaIn North Carolina, archaeologist Billy Ray Morris shows Josh Gates an anchor, one of the remaining pieces of the infamous English pirate Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. 960 1280
Ancient Chariot Racing Stadium, IstanbulThe air is potentially toxic in the tunnels behind this door of a building from the Byzantine era in Istanbul. Josh and a group of archaeologists prepare to explore the tunnels in search of biblical relics hidden underground. 960 1280
Hazyview, South AfricaIn 1900, South African President Paul Kruger flees with his country’s entire financial reserves, gold coins worth about $1 billion in today’s currency. Kruger’s fortune has never been found, but evidence of its existence is out there. Josh meets with the chief of the Shangana Tribe in South Africa to get permission to search Kruger National Park for clues. The chief also gifts Josh with a spear to protect him from dangerous wildlife inside. 960 1280
Kalahari Desert, South AfricaJosh goes airborne in this Gyrocopter to investigate the legend of G.A. Farini’s lost city. The acrobatic daredevil and explorer claimed in the late 1800s that he had come across the ruins of a lost city half buried in the sands of Africa’s Kalahari Desert. 960 1280
Bakong Cave, PhilippinesDuring World War II, the Japanese collected a vast fortune of gold by looting across Asia and transported it to the Philippines. After the Allies won the war, the fortune was inexplicably lost. Here, Josh searches a cave system rumored to have treasure left behind by the Japanese with two local treasure hunters.
Madeira, SpainBuilt by local craftsman, this is one of the only working replicas of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus’ flagship used in his first voyage. Josh takes a ride in the replica during his voyage to investigate the true story of Columbus and search for his remains. 960 1280
Faro o Colon, Santo DomingoThe Faro o Colon is a massive cross-shaped structure in the Dominican Republic dedicated to Christopher Columbus and almost cathedral-like in its enormity. Here, historians believe they have the real remains of Columbus, a claim that has divided Dominicans and Spaniards, who believe they actually have the real remains. 960 1280
Feeling Like a VikingJosh is decked out in full Viking garb -- along with his companion craftsman Gyra -- as he gets ready to climb aboard an authentic Viking vessel in Oslo, Norway. 960 1280
Tibetan CultureThe village of Lo Manthang in the remote Mustang region of Nepal is probably the best preserved example of Tibetan culture left on earth. Here, life carries on much as it has since the Middle Ages. Here, a woman weaves yarn by hand while wearing Rastafarian looking yak hair atop her head. 960 1280
Christopher Columbus and America
"This season on Expedition Unknown, we'll be digging into the real story behind some of the world's most legendary characters, such as Christopher Columbus. Get ready to be shocked by the true story of the world's most famous explorer."