Expedition Unknown: Secret Locations Around the World

Channel your inner Josh Gates and explore these mysterious, remote, off-the-tourist-track adventures. From dinosaur-track hunting in British Columbia to following the Voodoo Trail in West Africa, we’ve rounded up the most far-flung expeditions around the world.

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An Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea ("Amelia Earhart")

An Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea ("Amelia Earhart")

Josh is winding up his tête-à-tête with a helpful tribal elder in a Papua New Guinean village when the ground itself performs a welcome dance for him and his crew: Earthquake! Children shriek, livestock gallop around the jungle clearing in crazy eights, and the island rattles beneath them all like a prospector’s pan. “It happens a lot here,” Josh’s translator says. Josh rolls with the rolling: “Massive earthquake during an interview: check.” (Watch the full episode here.) 960 1280

  

Spear-Waving Tribesmen Meet Josh's Helicopter ("Amelia Earhart")

Spear-Waving Tribesmen Meet Josh's Helicopter ("Amelia Earhart")

When the crew’s helicopter touches down in a remote jungle clearing near the remains of a plane crash, they learn that welcomes vary quite a bit from tribe to tribe. The cameraman leaps out to film Josh’s exit, and leaps right back in: “The natives over there are S#@&!%@ angry looking, bro!” Josh tumbles out with the rest of the team anyway, the chopper rises back into the sky without them, and the clearing bristles with well-armed locals. What happened to the happy mud dancers and the welcome-to-the-tribe paint? Happily, the war party is a welcome party, and its two fierce-looking spokesmen introduce themselves as Bill and Clement. Spear-waving is just their way of saying hello. 960 1280

  

Josh Eats a Guinea Pig ("City of Gold")

Josh Eats a Guinea Pig ("City of Gold")

Josh arrives in Lima, Peru’s gargantuan capital, with an appetite for exploration of all sorts. He’s heading to Cusco to join Greg Deyermenjian’s expedition and hunt for the Incas’ lost treasure, but he’s not about to do it on an empty stomach. He meets a street vendor and reaches for a delicacy locals have favored for more than five thousand years—known to them as cuy and in the States as guinea pig. “I really can’t look at it,” he says, “but it’s very good."  960 1280

  

A Drive Along Peruvian Cliffs of Death ("City of Gold")

A Drive Along Peruvian Cliffs of Death ("City of Gold")

If automotive safety innovations like asphalt and guard rails cramp your style, the stomach-churning route between the Peruvian city of Cusco and Lake Pumacocha is for you. In many remote villages, the locals perform their own roadwork by hand. Dramatic high-altitude storms, in turn, shroud the mountain paths in fog and pock them with massive mud puddles. The Paititi expedition’s 4x4s seem like a solid choice for the first portion of Josh and his companions’ trip, but let’s be honest: sure-footed llamas ruled the road at the height of Incan civilization for a reason.  960 1280

  

A Swarm of Hornets Attacks Josh ("City of Gold")

A Swarm of Hornets Attacks Josh ("City of Gold")

The Incas’ legendary stronghold of unimaginable wealth is thought by some to exist in the unexplored territory north of the former capital city of Cusco. Hornets’ nests, in turn, are known by some to exist in the unexplored territory north of the former capital city of Cusco. A member of Josh’s expedition group steps on one as they lurch through the brush at the edge of the Urubamba River. The Schmidt Pain Index describes the pain of various hornets’ stings as “rich, hearty, slightly crunchy...[s]imilar to getting your hand mashed in a revolving door,” and “like a matchhead that flips off and burns on your skin.” We can’t know for sure what Josh’s particular stings felt like in the moment, due to a few well-placed bleeps. 960 1280

  

Josh is Chased Out of a Cemetery ("Hunting Vampires")

Josh is Chased Out of a Cemetery ("Hunting Vampires")

In Marotinu de Sus, a far-flung village in southwest Romania, superstitious locals dig up a recently deceased man, burn his heart, and mix its ashes with water as a quaff to heal the sick. To Josh, that can only mean one thing: It’s time for a road trip. He visits the scene of the desecration to investigate strigoi, or vampire-like beings that prey on the living. Then the living—who are not interested in attention from outsiders—show up to chase him out of the cemetery. (Watch the full episode here.)   960 1280

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Josh Has a Close Call With a Land Mine ("Temple of Doom")

Josh Has a Close Call With a Land Mine ("Temple of Doom")

Josh’s trip to Cambodia to explore the rediscovered city of the 9th-century God King Jayavarman II and search for a sandstone artifact with supernatural powers sounds like the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster—in fact, one of the experts he meets served as a local consultant on Tomb Raider—but the aftermath of the country’s brutal civil war is all too real. When he meets with Aki Ra, a demining expert who takes him into an area outside Phnom Kulen that’s still littered with land mines, he walks within feet of a live explosive. UN-approved protective gear or no, the experience is a sobering one. 960 1280

  

Josh Crosses the World's Worst Bridge ("Temple of Doom")

Josh Crosses the World's Worst Bridge ("Temple of Doom")

After demonstrating that he’s more than half crazy by wrangling a bird-sized black scorpion with his bare hands, an archaeological assistant named Pich offers to lead Josh up a haunted mountain, through a lightning storm and down a “very bad” road to a secret excavation site. Could this be the place where the Angkorian king Jayavarman II performed the Hindu ritual that enabled him to turn his enemies to ash? The good news is that Josh and Pich eventually find a yoni, or artifact that symbolizes the goddess Shakti, that has been perfectly preserved for 1,200 years. The bad news is that the ridiculous stick-bridge they take to get there looks like it won’t last the night. “I’ve seen a lot of bad bridges before,” Josh says. “This may be the worst one ever.”  960 1280

  

Josh is Nearly Buried Alive in a Mine ("World's 8th Wonder")

Josh is Nearly Buried Alive in a Mine ("World's 8th Wonder")

Josh follows a WWII-era paper trail to Deutschneudorf, Germany, where a 17th-century silver mine could conceal The Amber Chamber, a priceless masterpiece once stolen by the Nazis. The mine itself is something of a masterpiece, but its serpentine tunnels haven’t been reinforced in half a century. When Josh and Deutschneudorf’s mayor push to the edge of the explorers’ underground territory, a monstrous rumble makes it clear that they could end up buried for 50 years.  960 1280

  

Josh Decides It's Time to Rappel (Seasons 1-?)

Josh Decides It's Time to Rappel (Seasons 1-?)

Prominent Josh Gates scholars speculate that his Explorers Club initiation included a solemn, secret vow that he will never make use of stairs or a ladder when he has the opportunity to rappel. The theory has yet to find its way into textbooks, but supporting evidence is plentiful (and vicariously dizzying). Triple-check those knots, man. 960 1280

  

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An Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea ("Amelia Earhart")

An Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea ("Amelia Earhart")

Josh is winding up his tête-à-tête with a helpful tribal elder in a Papua New Guinean village when the ground itself performs a welcome dance for him and his crew: Earthquake! Children shriek, livestock gallop around the jungle clearing in crazy eights, and the island rattles beneath them all like a prospector’s pan. “It happens a lot here,” Josh’s translator says. Josh rolls with the rolling: “Massive earthquake during an interview: check.” (Watch the full episode here.) 960 1280

  

Spear-Waving Tribesmen Meet Josh's Helicopter ("Amelia Earhart")

Spear-Waving Tribesmen Meet Josh's Helicopter ("Amelia Earhart")

When the crew’s helicopter touches down in a remote jungle clearing near the remains of a plane crash, they learn that welcomes vary quite a bit from tribe to tribe. The cameraman leaps out to film Josh’s exit, and leaps right back in: “The natives over there are S#@&!%@ angry looking, bro!” Josh tumbles out with the rest of the team anyway, the chopper rises back into the sky without them, and the clearing bristles with well-armed locals. What happened to the happy mud dancers and the welcome-to-the-tribe paint? Happily, the war party is a welcome party, and its two fierce-looking spokesmen introduce themselves as Bill and Clement. Spear-waving is just their way of saying hello. 960 1280

  

Josh Eats a Guinea Pig ("City of Gold")

Josh Eats a Guinea Pig ("City of Gold")

Josh arrives in Lima, Peru’s gargantuan capital, with an appetite for exploration of all sorts. He’s heading to Cusco to join Greg Deyermenjian’s expedition and hunt for the Incas’ lost treasure, but he’s not about to do it on an empty stomach. He meets a street vendor and reaches for a delicacy locals have favored for more than five thousand years—known to them as cuy and in the States as guinea pig. “I really can’t look at it,” he says, “but it’s very good."  960 1280

  

A Drive Along Peruvian Cliffs of Death ("City of Gold")

A Drive Along Peruvian Cliffs of Death ("City of Gold")

If automotive safety innovations like asphalt and guard rails cramp your style, the stomach-churning route between the Peruvian city of Cusco and Lake Pumacocha is for you. In many remote villages, the locals perform their own roadwork by hand. Dramatic high-altitude storms, in turn, shroud the mountain paths in fog and pock them with massive mud puddles. The Paititi expedition’s 4x4s seem like a solid choice for the first portion of Josh and his companions’ trip, but let’s be honest: sure-footed llamas ruled the road at the height of Incan civilization for a reason.  960 1280

  

A Swarm of Hornets Attacks Josh ("City of Gold")

A Swarm of Hornets Attacks Josh ("City of Gold")

The Incas’ legendary stronghold of unimaginable wealth is thought by some to exist in the unexplored territory north of the former capital city of Cusco. Hornets’ nests, in turn, are known by some to exist in the unexplored territory north of the former capital city of Cusco. A member of Josh’s expedition group steps on one as they lurch through the brush at the edge of the Urubamba River. The Schmidt Pain Index describes the pain of various hornets’ stings as “rich, hearty, slightly crunchy...[s]imilar to getting your hand mashed in a revolving door,” and “like a matchhead that flips off and burns on your skin.” We can’t know for sure what Josh’s particular stings felt like in the moment, due to a few well-placed bleeps. 960 1280

  

Josh is Chased Out of a Cemetery ("Hunting Vampires")

Josh is Chased Out of a Cemetery ("Hunting Vampires")

In Marotinu de Sus, a far-flung village in southwest Romania, superstitious locals dig up a recently deceased man, burn his heart, and mix its ashes with water as a quaff to heal the sick. To Josh, that can only mean one thing: It’s time for a road trip. He visits the scene of the desecration to investigate strigoi, or vampire-like beings that prey on the living. Then the living—who are not interested in attention from outsiders—show up to chase him out of the cemetery. (Watch the full episode here.)   960 1280

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Josh Has a Close Call With a Land Mine ("Temple of Doom")

Josh Has a Close Call With a Land Mine ("Temple of Doom")

Josh’s trip to Cambodia to explore the rediscovered city of the 9th-century God King Jayavarman II and search for a sandstone artifact with supernatural powers sounds like the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster—in fact, one of the experts he meets served as a local consultant on Tomb Raider—but the aftermath of the country’s brutal civil war is all too real. When he meets with Aki Ra, a demining expert who takes him into an area outside Phnom Kulen that’s still littered with land mines, he walks within feet of a live explosive. UN-approved protective gear or no, the experience is a sobering one. 960 1280

  

Josh Crosses the World's Worst Bridge ("Temple of Doom")

Josh Crosses the World's Worst Bridge ("Temple of Doom")

After demonstrating that he’s more than half crazy by wrangling a bird-sized black scorpion with his bare hands, an archaeological assistant named Pich offers to lead Josh up a haunted mountain, through a lightning storm and down a “very bad” road to a secret excavation site. Could this be the place where the Angkorian king Jayavarman II performed the Hindu ritual that enabled him to turn his enemies to ash? The good news is that Josh and Pich eventually find a yoni, or artifact that symbolizes the goddess Shakti, that has been perfectly preserved for 1,200 years. The bad news is that the ridiculous stick-bridge they take to get there looks like it won’t last the night. “I’ve seen a lot of bad bridges before,” Josh says. “This may be the worst one ever.”  960 1280

  

Josh is Nearly Buried Alive in a Mine ("World's 8th Wonder")

Josh is Nearly Buried Alive in a Mine ("World's 8th Wonder")

Josh follows a WWII-era paper trail to Deutschneudorf, Germany, where a 17th-century silver mine could conceal The Amber Chamber, a priceless masterpiece once stolen by the Nazis. The mine itself is something of a masterpiece, but its serpentine tunnels haven’t been reinforced in half a century. When Josh and Deutschneudorf’s mayor push to the edge of the explorers’ underground territory, a monstrous rumble makes it clear that they could end up buried for 50 years.  960 1280

  

Josh Decides It's Time to Rappel (Seasons 1-?)

Josh Decides It's Time to Rappel (Seasons 1-?)

Prominent Josh Gates scholars speculate that his Explorers Club initiation included a solemn, secret vow that he will never make use of stairs or a ladder when he has the opportunity to rappel. The theory has yet to find its way into textbooks, but supporting evidence is plentiful (and vicariously dizzying). Triple-check those knots, man. 960 1280

  

Old West Gates

Old West Gates

Josh Gates goes full cowboy in old west regalia while visiting a former boomtown in Montana. 960 1280

  

Plummer's Gold

Plummer's Gold

Josh examines mining records with historian Mark Webber as he investigates a notorious Montana sheriff's lost fortune. 

 

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Plummer's Gold

Plummer's Gold

Josh examines mining records with historian Mark Webber as he investigates a notorious Montana sheriff's lost fortune.  960 1280

  

Plummer's Gold

Plummer's Gold

Gold prospector Rob Towner and engineer Bobby show Josh a mining map as they search for evidence of a lost fortune in Montana.  960 1280

  

Plummer's Gold

Plummer's Gold

Boom! Josh and his guides set off controlled explosions in the Montana countryside.  960 1280

  

Boomtown

Boomtown

Josh played the part while meeting a group of gold rush reenactors in Montana. 960 1280

  

Montana Transport

Montana Transport

Josh explores Montana's backcountry via horse while he searches for Sheriff Henry Plummer's lost treasure.  960 1280

  

Plummer's Gold

Plummer's Gold

The jailhouse of Sheriff Henry Plummer still stands in Bannock, Montana.  960 1280

  

Boomtown

Boomtown

Josh checks out an abandoned building in a former Montana boomtown. 960 1280

  

Boomtown

Boomtown

Another left-behind building, an old schoolhouse, found in the abandoned boomtown Bannock, Montana. 960 1280

  

The Hunt for Attila

The Hunt for Attila

Historian Dr. Imre Lanszki and Josh examine wall carvings outside of Budapest that may lead them to the lost tomb of Attila the Hun. 

 

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Buried Clues

Buried Clues

Josh dusts off a found fossil at a dig site outside of Budapest. 960 1280

  

Steady Aim

Steady Aim

Josh tries his hand at archery while riding horseback.  960 1280

  

Budapest Ride

Budapest Ride

Josh drives a UAZ-469 utility vehicle during his investigation into the lost tomb of Attila the Hun.  960 1280

  

The Vanished Empire

The Vanished Empire

In his search for evidence of an empire unaccounted for, Josh Gates vists An ancient Greek temple. 960 1280

  

Greek Ruins

Greek Ruins

Archaeological ruins like these seen in Greece may lead to more clues of what happened to the lost Grecian empire.  960 1280

  

Parthenon

Parthenon

These ruins are all that stands of the former Athens temple dedicated to the goddess Athena.  960 1280

  

Ready for Battle

Ready for Battle

Josh explores the town in a Vespa while donning a Spartan helmet. 960 1280

  

Underwater Expedition

Underwater Expedition

Josh in full scuba gear wades in the water before going for a deep dive. 960 1280

  

Going Greek

Going Greek

Josh and historian Colin McDonald tour an ancient Greek temple. 960 1280

  

Dive Prep

Dive Prep

A member of the diving crew assembles a device before Josh and his team go for a dive in Grecian waters.  960 1280

  

Hanging Out

Hanging Out

Josh holds on for dear life in Greece.  960 1280

  

Nepalese Sky Caves

Nepalese Sky Caves

My cameraman and I were the first people to climb into these Nepalese sky caves in over 500 years. I’m trying to forget that we have to make the terrifying climb back down by admiring the view. 960 1280

  

Tibetan Culture

Tibetan Culture

The 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

  

Dressing the Part, on the Equator

Dressing the Part, on the Equator

When taking a photo at the equator, you have to dress for both the southern and northern hemispheres. 960 1280

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South Africa's Anti-Poaching Unit

South Africa's Anti-Poaching Unit

There are about 8,400 rhinos left in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Armed anti-poaching units patrol the bush, but with nearly 1,000 rhinos killed in the park last year, it’s a dangerous, uphill battle.  960 1280

  

The Equator

The Equator

Welcome to Equador's Mitad del Mundo, or the middle of the world. On the left side of the photo is the northern hemisphere. On the right, the southern hemisphere. And down the middle, the planet’s equator.  960 1280

  

Christopher Columbus and America

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."

 

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Robin Hood, Sir Gates and Little John

Robin Hood, Sir Gates and Little John

"Taking a picture with 'Robin Hood' and 'Little John' in Sherwood Forest." 960 1280

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Stunning Ruins

Stunning Ruins

"The sun setting over English ruins makes for a gorgeous vista." 960 1280

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Unearthing History

Unearthing History

"This season on Expedition Unknown, we'™ll be opening a thousand year old Mongolian tomb. How cool is that?!" 960 1280

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Street Bagpipes

Street Bagpipes

"When in Scotland, do as the Scottish do, as this man plays his bagpipes on the streets of Edinburgh." 960 1280

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Devil's Bridge

Devil's Bridge

"A gorgeous look at Devil's Bridge in the countryside of Bulgaria." 960 1280

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Josh, Lions and Trafalgar Square

Josh, Lions and Trafalgar Square

Can't go to London without taking in some of the sights. 960 1280

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Running of the Bulls

Running of the Bulls

"Every year, thousands of people attend the "Running of the Bulls" in Pamplona, Spain. The course is only 3,000 feet and the average speed of the herd is 15mph. Advice: Don't look back." 960 1280

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Richard III Remains

Richard III Remains

"Recently discovered, the remains of Richard III are entombed at Leicester Cathedral in England." 960 1280

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Triumph the English Countryside

Triumph the English Countryside

"This bike is quite the Triumph as it takes me across the English countryside on the search for Robin Hood." 960 1280

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All Dressed Up For Scotland

All Dressed Up For Scotland

"While searching for the truth behind the legend of King Arthur, I decide to see what being Scottish is all about. And to answer your question - 'No, I'm not, and it feels liberating'." 960 1280

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Backyard Adventures in Yosemite

Backyard Adventures in Yosemite

"Some adventures are right in your own backyard: an afternoon at Yosemite." 960 1280

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A Skeleton Rises

A Skeleton Rises

"A closeup look at the skeletal remains of Nikolay Ovcharov and his team found at Perperikon in Bulgaria which may hold answers to the Strigoi myth." 960 1280

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King Arthur's Round Table

King Arthur's Round Table

"In Winchester, Hampshire, the Round Table has been discovered ... or what King Henry VIII thinks is the Round Table." 960 1280

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Gallant Sir Josh

Gallant Sir Josh

"Gallant Sir Josh Gates stands watch." 960 1280

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Purple Sunrise

Purple Sunrise

"Dawn departure from Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Buckle up..." 960 1280

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Not THAT Big Ben

Not THAT Big Ben

"Big Ben is not THAT big." 960 1280

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Lederhosen and Beer

Lederhosen and Beer

"While mounting an expedition in Germany to look for lost treasures, I decide to take a break and explore a German beer hall. Needless to say, things get a little boozy. (Honestly, I have no idea whose lederhosen I'm wearing.)" 960 1280

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Jerusalem Smiles

Jerusalem Smiles

"Exploring the storied streets of Jerusalem. Endless streets filled with vendors, history and true characters."

 

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Sunset Cemetery

Sunset Cemetery

"The local cemetery in Martinou de Sus as the last light of day fades in Romania." 960 1280

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Stunning Ruins

Stunning Ruins

"All that is left of the once magnificent Glastonbury Abbey which is said to be the final resting place of King Arthur and his Queen Guinevere." 960 1280

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Budapest and Accordions

Budapest and Accordions

"An accordion player shows off his local flavor on the streets of Bucharest, Romania." 960 1280

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The Winding Path Ahead

The Winding Path Ahead

"Navigating the streets of Budapest can be a challenge, doing it in a vintage, 3-wheeled, Czechoslovakian car ... well that'™s just crazy."

 

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Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

The Malecon waterfront in Havana, Cuba. Where old meets even older.  960 1280

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Mummified Snow-Leopards

Mummified Snow-Leopards

The monasteries of the Mustang Region in Nepal are mystical and protected places. This particular shrine is guarded by several mummified snow-leopards. I’m guessing these are highly effective in warding off intruders. 960 1280

  

Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal is home to hundreds of monkeys who watch over the soaring Buddhist shrine. They’re cute…just don’t take out a candy bar in front of them or it turns into Planet of the Apes. 960 1280

  

Cave Art in Nepal’s Mustang Region

Cave Art in Nepal’s Mustang Region

Stunning cave art from remote cliffside dwellings in Nepal’s Mustang region. 960 1280

  

Interior Design with an Aztec Flair

Interior Design with an Aztec Flair

The Aztecs were one of the mightiest civilizations in the ancient Americas. Their sense of interior design, however, is a little harsh for my taste. 960 1280

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Rain and More Rain in the Cloud Forests of Ecuador

Rain and More Rain in the Cloud Forests of Ecuador

Trekking into the cloud forests of Ecuador made for one of the most challenging days in Expedition Unknown history. With constant rain and fog, nearly everything gets soaked. Except for this llama, who brought his own raincoat.  960 1280

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Cleaning Up at Teotihuican Ruins in Mexico

Cleaning Up at Teotihuican Ruins in Mexico

You think your job is tough? Try being on the janitorial staff at the ruins of Teotihuican in Mexico. This place is falling apart. Literally. 960 1280

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Holding it Down on the High Seas

Holding it Down on the High Seas

While traveling the world for a living is an honor, not every day is a walk in the park. Here, my 2 cameramen do their best not to puke while filming in horrible seas off the coast of Florida. You don’t want to see the "after" photo. 960 1280

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New Friends in Tibet

New Friends in Tibet

One of the best parts about traveling is making new friends. This little guy came right up to our car near the border of Tibet. 960 1280

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Tailors of Ecuador

Tailors of Ecuador

In the markets of Ecuador, you can buy just about anything, or mend the things you already own. 960 1280

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Hanging with the Locals in Cuba

Hanging with the Locals in Cuba

On a recent expedition to Florida, I decided to blend in with the locals. Of course, most of the locals are about 80 years old. 960 1280

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Coming Full Circle in Nepal

Coming Full Circle in Nepal

A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to the Olympics in Vancouver. I remember standing in line to buy an overpriced red sweatshirt to commemorate my trip to the games. I was recently amazed to see the kid's size of the same sweatshirt a few thousand miles away in the high-altitude Nepalese village of Lo Manthang. Makes me wonder the journey it took to get here. Also, this adorable kid wears it much better than I did. 960 1280

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Getting Connected in the Kalahari Desert

Getting Connected in the Kalahari Desert

The internet isn’t really a thing yet in the Kalahari Desert. But, we’re working on it. 960 1280

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Hanging Out in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

Hanging Out in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

Hanging with a Hindu holy man in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. It kind of looks like he just pulled 5 quarters out of my ear. This dude's a straight-up magician! 960 1280

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Jeepney's of the Philippines

Jeepney's of the Philippines

In the Philippines, locals trick out busses known as "jeepneys," cobbled together from old U.S. military jeeps from WWII. 960 1280

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Hope Returns to Kathmandu

Hope Returns to Kathmandu

Nepal suffered a devastating blow in 2015 when it was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. A year later, the cleanup is in full force, and hope is returning to the storied streets of Kathmandu. 960 1280

  

Checkers, South African Style

Checkers, South African Style

Checkers in South Africa. Now if I can only find the icy-cold bottles those caps came from. 960 1280

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Lion Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

Lion Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

South Africa’s National Parks are filled with some of the wildest creatures on the planet, but that doesn’t mean you have to live like an animal. Here’s a look at my stunning treehouse retreat at the incredible Lion Sands Game Reserve. 960 1280

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