Lagos, Nigeria’s megacity: one of the most dynamic, unrestrained, and energetic expressions of free‑market capitalism and do‑it‑yourself entrepreneurship on the planet.”

Lagos, Nigeria, is one of the true highlights of the season and a piece of work I’m very proud of.

Nigeria is a difficult place to shoot and an even more difficult place to live (unless you are among the tiny minority of super-rich).

But it is also an incredibly inspiring place, with perhaps the hardest-working, most enterprising, most optimistic population I’ve ever encountered. The food and the music are a reflection of that vitality and strength.

Tune in to CNN on Oct 15th 2017 to watch the full episode

Also view on – Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain