Expedition Unknown: City of Gold Pictures

Josh is on the hunt for Paititi, a mythical city of gold hidden in the Peruvian mountainside for 500 years.

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Robbers Cave State Park

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Horseshoe Carving

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Josh and Bud Hardcastle find a carving of a horseshoe and an arrow on a rock in Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma. It’s possible that this symbol provides directions to Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Traveling Like Jesse James

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Josh hops on a burro in an attempt to re-create the ride Jesse James and his gang went on through the forests of Springfield, MO, traveling more than 800 miles on burros strapped with gold. 960 1280

  

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

A look at Bryan Ivlow's collection of authentic 19th-century guns. These are the kinds of firearms Jesse James and his crew used at the height of their crime sprees. 960 1280

  

Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

Josh poses with a group of cowboy re-enactors after testing a Jesse James gun myth. 960 1280

  

Meeting the Comanche Leader

Meeting the Comanche Leader

After traveling to the Comanche reservation, Josh speaks with tribal leader Samuel E.D. Vinney about Jesse James' interactions with the tribe. 960 1280

  

Authentic Drum Circle

Authentic Drum Circle

Upon Josh’s arrival, the Comanche reservation hosts an authentic drum circle. 960 1280

  

Host Josh Gates looks out over the mountain of Phnom Kulen in Cambodia during a late-night lightning storm. 960 1280

  

Angkor Wat is a prime example of Khmer architecture, with its use of sandstone blocks for foundation and its lotus-shaped towers. 960 1280

  

Parts of the temples of King Jayavarman II's city still stand at the dig site on Phnom Kulen. 960 1280

  

Considering that the terrain up the mountain is difficult to traverse on foot, Josh acquires a motorbike to help him get to the top. 960 1280

  

Josh enjoys his time on a unique form of travel in Cambodia, the bamboo railroad, on his way to Battambang. 960 1280

  

As the sun sets over the floating village on the Tonle Sap, Josh wades down the river toward the dig site for the lost city on Phnom Kulen in Cambodia. 960 1280

  

Josh traverses the mountain of Phnom Kulen through rain, thunder and darkness in search of a mysterious relic. 960 1280

  

This statue of an elephant outside the gates of Mahendraparvata signifies the entrance to the lost city and the beginning of answers to the legend of King Jayavarman II. 960 1280

  

In order to escape the scorching temperatures, Josh jumps into the cool waters in picturesque Cambodia. 960 1280

  

Josh listens intently to an antique dealer, who explains to him the dangers of looters trying to find the lost city. 960 1280

  

A look at the glorious, self-sufficient floating village on the Tonle Sap lake in Cambodia. 960 1280

  

Josh tries to visualize the layout of King Jayavarman's palace on Phnom Kulen in Cambodia from the ruins discovered by archaeologist JB Chevance. 960 1280

  

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The Legend of Jesse James

The Legend of Jesse James

Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown delves into the myths and legends of Jesse James’ infamous gang and its lost gold bullion. 960 1280

  

Buzzard's Roost

Buzzard's Roost

In an attempt to recover some of Jesse James’ lost gold, host Josh Gates tries out some high-tech treasure hunting with Jamie Dodson outside Buzzard's Roost in Oklahoma. 960 1280

  

Mother's Grave

Mother's Grave

The grave of legendary American outlaw Jesse James' mother is right outside his childhood home. 960 1280

  

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

As the sun sets over Buzzard’s Roost, a popular treasure-hunting location, Josh believes the surrounding fields may hold the final clues to the location of Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Robbers Cave State Park

Robbers Cave State Park

Beautiful Robbers Cave served as a refuge for many famous outlaws, including Jesse James and Belle Starr. 960 1280

  

Horseshoe Carving

Horseshoe Carving

Josh and Bud Hardcastle find a carving of a horseshoe and an arrow on a rock in Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma. It’s possible that this symbol provides directions to Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Traveling Like Jesse James

Traveling Like Jesse James

Josh hops on a burro in an attempt to re-create the ride Jesse James and his gang went on through the forests of Springfield, MO, traveling more than 800 miles on burros strapped with gold. 960 1280

  

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

A look at Bryan Ivlow's collection of authentic 19th-century guns. These are the kinds of firearms Jesse James and his crew used at the height of their crime sprees. 960 1280

  

Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

Josh poses with a group of cowboy re-enactors after testing a Jesse James gun myth. 960 1280

  

Meeting the Comanche Leader

Meeting the Comanche Leader

After traveling to the Comanche reservation, Josh speaks with tribal leader Samuel E.D. Vinney about Jesse James' interactions with the tribe. 960 1280

  

Authentic Drum Circle

Authentic Drum Circle

Upon Josh’s arrival, the Comanche reservation hosts an authentic drum circle. 960 1280

  

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