Josh Gates is the host of Sci-Fis globetrotting investigative series, Destination Truth, in which he travels the map in search of answers to some of the worlds most notorious unexplained mysteries, including sea monsters, giant anacondas, and the Yeti.
According to Gates, searching for truth overseas takes some serious tact and respect for ancient cultures.
In a recent adventure, Gates and his team traveled into the mountains of Nepal in search of evidence of the Yeti, but the local monks werent too happy with Gates high-tech visit.
He explains, They were freaked out by the camera crews massive equipment invading their space. Luckily we were able to figure things out and they allowed us to film inside their monastery.
Gates believes that the reason the monks were so guarded is because the Yeti has become similar to a religious icon for them, which often happens with culturally significant creatures.
Gates says, We must be mindful of customs and respectful of what we are researching at all times. Its hard doing a show overseas!
Season two of Destination Truth premieres March 5 on Sci-Fi.
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