On Location: Josh Gates' Pictures - Take 2

Go on location with Josh Gates, host of Expedition Unknown, as he treks around the world investigating untold stories of the past and uncovering mysteries never revealed.

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Welcome to Myanmar

Welcome to Myanmar

While in Myanmar searching for the Great Bell of King Dhammazedi, Josh takes in one of the many religious sites in Yangon. 960 1280

  

Temples of Bagan

Temples of Bagan

Located in central Myanmar, Bagan is home to more than 2,000 temples. From the ninth century to the 13th century, Bagan was the center of the kingdom of Pagan, the heart of the Pagan Empire. It is estimated that there were more than 10,000 temples here at the height of the kingdom. 960 1280

  

Mount Popa

Mount Popa

Mount Popa is known as the home of the “nats,” Myanmar’s own spirits, which are worshipped in conjunction with Buddhism. After walking up 777 steps to the monastery on the mountain, Josh is greeted by Mr. Swe, a knowledgeable local. He teaches Josh about the history of Mount Popa and the religious traditions. 960 1280

  

Last Chance to Shop

Last Chance to Shop

While in Bagan, Josh stops at a local market to do some quick shopping. 960 1280

  

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda is more than 2,500 years old and is the hub of Yangon. Considered to be the holiest shrine in Myanmar, it welcomes thousands of pilgrims each year. This is where Josh meets with businessman Chit San Win to discuss his involvement with the Dhammazedi bell. 960 1280

  

Exploring the Local Market

Exploring the Local Market

Josh explores the local market in the township of Dala and purchases gifts for the local divers as an offering of good faith. 960 1280

  

Yangon Wharf

Yangon Wharf

Josh meets Damien Lay at the Yangon wharf to prepare for their boating expedition.  Before gearing up, Damien lays out the dangers that lie underneath the water. 960 1280

  

Preparing to Dive

Preparing to Dive

Josh prepares to dive in the Yangon River as he searches for the missing Great Bell of Dhammazedi. 960 1280

  

Great Bell of Dhammazedi

Great Bell of Dhammazedi

Bells, such as this one and the Great Bell of Dhammazedi, are extremely prevalent in the Buddhist religion. The ringing of a bell is a ritual used to call worshippers to mindfulness. 960 1280

  

Nat Spirits at Mount Popa

Nat Spirits at Mount Popa

A look at some of the nat spirits at Mount Popa in Bagan, Myanmar. Nat spirits are like patron saints of Myanmar that cover almost every aspect of a person’s life. 960 1280

  

Cathedral of Lima

Cathedral of Lima

Josh Gates poses in front of the Cathedral of Lima in Peru, an example of exquisite colonial baroque architecture that was originally built in 1535. 960 1280

  

Ancient Incan Prayer

Ancient Incan Prayer

Josh performs an ancient Incan prayer to bless his journey to search for the mythical lost city of Paititi in Peru. 960 1280

  

Lake Pumacocha

Lake Pumacocha

Josh and his team stop at Lake Pumacocha to see if there is truth to the myth that Incas dumped all their vegetables in the lake while retreating from the Spanish. 960 1280

  

Ancient Incan Artifact

Ancient Incan Artifact

This ancient Incan artifact was found in a previously undiscovered ruin deep in the Peruvian jungle. The artifact might hold clues to the legend of Paititi. 960 1280

  

Heading into the Peruvian Jungle

Heading into the Peruvian Jungle

Josh poses in front of a previously unknown Incan ruin deep in the Peruvian jungle. 960 1280

  

Where to Next?

Where to Next?

Explorer Greg Deyermenjian and his team confer over a map of the Incan Road of Stone in the Peruvian jungle while charting their next move. 960 1280

  

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

The beautiful Incan ruins of Machu Picchu perched atop a mountain in the Cusco region of Peru. 960 1280

  

Rock Art

Rock Art

Josh and his team decode rock paintings in the jungles of Peru, which provide directions on where to cross the Urubamba River on their way to the lost city of Paititi. 960 1280

  

Hiram Bingham Rail Line

Hiram Bingham Rail Line

Josh enjoys his time on the luxurious Hiram Bingham rail line on his way to Machu Picchu. 960 1280

  

Lake Pumacocha

Lake Pumacocha

Josh, explorer Greg Deyermenjian and the rest of their team take a moment near Lake Pumacocha in Peru to talk about the legend of how the Incas passed through the area while fleeing the Spanish. 960 1280

  

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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