[VIDEO] Sneak Peek: Retracing Columbus’ Journey to the New World

In honor of Columbus Day, here’s a sneak peek of a new special on the controversial explorer, coming to the Travel Channel this winter.

“Everything you think you know about Christopher Columbus is wrong. Five hundred years after his death, nearly every aspect of his life remains a matter of intense international debate. In a special two-part “Expedition Unknown” special, airing on Wed, 12/2 and Wed, 12/9, Josh Gates delves into sensational recent discoveries and retraces Columbus’ incredible voyages. He joins the search for the final resting place of the father of the New World and seeks out the missing ship that altered the course of human history.”