Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of Dec 22, 2010

Nick Groff dotes on his new joy, Andrew Zimmern has his "best meal ever" with Make-A-Wish and more.

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Starting the Adventure
Starting the Adventure

Starting the Adventure

The crew gets ready for their investigation of the Odd Fellows Asylum in Liberty, MO. 960 1280

  

Past Experiences

Past Experiences

The crew interviews Nick Spantgos, another paranormal investigator, outside of the Old Fellows orphanage. 960 1280

  

Abandoned Care

Abandoned Care

The exterior of the former nursery where several paranormal events have taken place. 960 1280

  

Inside the Nursery

Inside the Nursery

During an independent investigation, Nick Spantgos was standing here when he says a spirit grabbed him on his right arm. 960 1280

  

Details and Design

Details and Design

Zak prepares the camera for a shot on the second floor of the main building of the Odd Fellows Asylum. 960 1280

  

A Skeleton Named George

A Skeleton Named George

This skeleton belongs to a former member of the Odd Fellow's Secret Society, who sometimes would use their deceased member's body parts in rituals to represent human mortality. George asked that he remain in the building after he died. 960 1280

  

Red Tape

Red Tape

A run-down room in the old hospital of the Odd Fellows Asylum that has been taped off. 960 1280

  

Tearing Up the Past

Tearing Up the Past

Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, and Jay Wasley wear hazmat suits while they tear down the ceiling of the second floor of the orphanage.   960 1280

  

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Zak Bagans, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley take a break and put down their respirator masks on the stairs from the first to the second floor. 960 1280

  

Times Past

Times Past

A container of things found in the walls of the Odd Fellows Orphanage by both building owner Jesse Leimkuehler and by the Ghost Adventures Crew. 960 1280

  

Odd Fellows Orphanage

Odd Fellows Orphanage

An ornate water fountain sits outside the orphanage. 960 1280

  

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

A broken-down former schoolroom sits on the third floor of the Odd Fellows Home. 960 1280

  

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace

The cemetery located next to the Odd Fellows Asylum was used by the orphanage. 960 1280

  

Run-In With a Shadow Creeper

Run-In With a Shadow Creeper

Julie Newport, whose grandmother was an orphan at the Odd Fellows Home, says that a 'shadow creeper' followed her up these stairs and later slapped her in the face. 960 1280

  

Shadow Figures Walked These Halls

Shadow Figures Walked These Halls

At the end of this hallway, Paranormal Investigator Nick Spantgos saw shadow figures here during the day on one of over 100 of his investigations of the property. 960 1280

  

Effects of Time

Effects of Time

The green paint in the medical center is wearing away after years without tending to. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron interviewing Michael Middleton inside the Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Exterior of the Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron setting up for an interview with Sarah Adamescu outside the Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron interviewing D.J. Fly outside the Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Production crew shooting in industrial area of Mansfield, OH. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron interviewing D.J. Fly outside the Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Production crew shooting at Ohio Reformatory. 960 1280

  

Photos

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Zak talks with Cosmopolitan Hotel manager Miguel Pulido who explains the history of the nearly 200-year-old building. 960 1280

  

Zak stands on the front steps of the Cosmopolitan Hotel, while guitar player Carlos performs in the background. 960 1280

  

Manager Miguel Pulido buys Zak a shot at the Cosmopolitan Hotel bar. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron have a "fiesta" on on the water and race jet skis. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Chanel Stevens, one of the reenactors. 960 1280

  

The Casa De Estudillo was constructed in 1827 is one of the oldest surviving examples of Spanish architecture in California. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Elena Orozco, a ninth-generation San Diegoan, inside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Michael Brown, a local historian, outside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Aaron goofs off in front of his own camera. 960 1280

  

Zak poses with Chanel Stevens and one of the other reenactors they brought in to try and recreate the 3-day-long parties held by Senor Bandini centuries ago. 960 1280

  

Zak performs onstage with the mariachi band. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary in Long Beach California

Queen Mary in Long Beach California

The 1,019-foot-long Queen Mary ocean liner. With the popularity of air travel on the rise, Cunard made the decision to retire several of its vessels, including the legendary Queen Mary. It made its final voyage on Oct. 31, 1967, from Southampton, England, to Long Beach, CA, arriving on Dec. 9, 1967.
See how the Queen Mary stacked up to Titanic.
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Queen Mary ocean liner

Queen Mary ocean liner

During the tour aboard the Queen Mary, visitors get an up-close and personal look at the otherwise hidden propeller from the ship's balcony. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary promenade.

Queen Mary promenade.

A serene perspective of the Queen Mary's promenade. 960 1280

  

Queen funnels

Queen funnels

An impressive view of the funnels aboard the Queen Mary and its lifeboats. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Queen Mary engine room

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Queen Mary engine room

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin tour the Queen Mary’s engine room, where a seaman was crushed by watertight door No. 13. Later that night, Zak, Nick and Aaron conduct their first lockdown investigation. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary hallway to Staterooms and Suites

Queen Mary hallway to Staterooms and Suites

One of many hallways leading to the Queen Mary's staterooms. The ocean liner offers 346 original first-class staterooms and 9 suites. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron aboard Queen Mary

Zak, Nick and Aaron aboard Queen Mary

Nick, Zak and Aaron prepare themselves for their much-anticipated lockdown aboard the Queen Mary. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary lifeboat

Queen Mary lifeboat

One lifeboat aboard the Queen Mary had a capacity of 145 people, a stark comparison to the 65 allowed on Titanic’s lifeboats. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans, Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne

Zak Bagans, Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne

The Ghost Adventures crew films Zak Bagans speaking with Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne about their belief in the haunted ocean liner. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans on board Queen Mary

Zak Bagans on board Queen Mary

Zak interviews Gian and Sophia Temperilli, friends of the late Peter James, a psychic who claimed he heard voices from "Jackie" aboard the Queen Mary 20 years ago. 960 1280

  

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"Me hangin' out on the Oregon Coast finding my spiritual self." --Zak 960 1280

  

"I traveled to the Valley of Fire, about 40 minutes ouside of Las Vegas." --Nick 960 1280

  

"Me clowning around with the mic during a radio interview." --Aaron 960 1280

  

"My new tattoo that depicts the constant battle bewteen good and evil, which also represents my life." --Zak 960 1280

  

"I went skiing twice at Nevada's Mt. Charleston. It was a blast!" --Nick 960 1280

  

"My Portland trip to see family." --Aaron 960 1280

  

"My artwork collection -- some I made and some I bought ." --Aaron 960 1280

  

"This is my niece Athena. I got to see her for the first time over the Christmas holiday. It was awesome!" --Nick 960 1280

  

"I collect dark gothic things. I got this vampire killing kit, which dates back to the 1600s, from Paris." --Zak 960 1280

  

"Driving around with friends in Vegas." --Aaron 960 1280

  

"The Valley of Fire was an amazing, must see place. Its history dates back to 10,000 BC." --Nick 960 1280

  

"Me having fun on my ATV." --Zak 960 1280

  

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