Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.
Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

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Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.More from Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer »

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Journeys of Discovery: More exploring on America's scenic River Road

Correspondent Tom Wilmer traverses the Great River Road in Wisconsin—from Praire du Chien in the southwest to the hip university town of La Crosse .

Journeys of Discovery: The women who saved baseball during World War II

Correspondent Katya Cengel reports from Rockford, Illinois, where she visits with two women who played baseball for the Rockford Peaches during WW II—chronicled in the Hollywood hit "A League of Their Own."

Journeys of Discovery: The women who saved baseball during World War II

Journeys of Discovery: locals inspire the arts, culture, and cuisine in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Correspondent Tom Wilmer explores Eau Claire , Wisconsin, a city of 68,000 that has rapidly evolved to become a trend-setting cultural Mecca.

Journeys of Discovery: locals inspire the arts, culture, and cuisine in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Journeys of Discovery: exploring culturally dynamic villages along Wisconsin's Great River Road

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with locals about life in Wisconsin 's historic villages dotting the Great River Road , a network of state and local byways following the route of the mighty Mississippi for over 2,000 miles.

Journeys of Discovery: exploring culturally dynamic villages along Wisconsin's Great River Road

Journeys of Discovery: Rescued dogs and cats find a home for life in Wisconsin

There are two standard options for dogs and cats that arrive at shelters and pounds: adoption or euthanasia. Lisa LaVerdia decided to create another option that she dubbed The Third Door, providing a home for unadoptable dogs and cats.

Journeys of Discovery: Rescued dogs and cats find a home for life in Wisconsin

Journeys of Discovery: SLO author chronicles Cambodian family stories

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Cal Poly journalism lecturer Katya Cengel to talk about her new book, "Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back. " Cengel shares the stories of four Cambodian families as they "confront criminal deportation forty years after their resettlement in the United States." You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas Award-winning travel show podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, featured on the NPR Podcast Directory , Apple

Journeys of Discovery: exploring Shaanxi Province & driving to Tibet

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer in China for an exploration of the northwest province of Shaanxi , and the numerous benefits of traveling to Tibet by automobile versus aircraft or train.

Journeys of Discovery: Morro Bay resident honored in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium

Morro Bay resident Chris Christensen will be in Nashville, the Ryman Auditorium on Aug. 22 to receive the Academy of Country Music Founders Award. Christensen's mother and father started the Country Music Awards back in 1964 at the family owned Red Barrel nightclub in the Los Angeles community of Hawaiian Gardens.

Journeys of Discovery: Morro Bay resident honored in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium

Journeys of Discovery: Dispatch from China's Shaanxi Province

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Shaanxi Province in Northwestern China, just south of Inner Mongolia. Wilmer visits with Paul Su and Simon Zhang, talking about China's relationship with countries around the world; the quest to mitigate pollution via solar, wind, and nuclear power; and the country's mandate to transition to hybrid and electric vehicles.

Journeys of Discovery: Murder in the Grand Canyon—a true story of redemption

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Annette McGivney , author of " Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures, and the Search for Heaven on Earth ." McGivney is Southwest Editor for Backpacker Magazine and professor of journalism at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Journeys of Discovery: Murder in the Grand Canyon—a true story of redemption

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