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: Longtime SF Chronicle travel editor explores his hometown

Spud Hilton served as the San Francisco Chronicle's travel editor for past nine years. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit with Hilton as he talks about experiencing the legendary Tenderloin District .

Journeys of Discovery: Longtime SF Chronicle travel editor explores his hometown

Journeys of Discovery: A conversation with U.S. Army Reserve personnel at Fort Hunter Liggett

In our final installment about life on base at U.S. Army Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with troops assigned to full-time duty at the fort.

Journeys of Discovery: A conversation with U.S. Army Reserve personnel at Fort Hunter Liggett

Journeys of Discovery: Tall ships visit Morro Bay

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are in port in Morro Bay, California until December 18. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer aboard the Lady Washington for a visit with Captain D.B. Smith, 3 rd Mate Eric Dowell, and David Livingstone, chief mate aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain.

Journeys of Discovery: Fort Hunter Liggett Fire Department

Federal firefighters based at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County are trained to respond to a wide array of emergencies, including range, forest and structure fires, medical emergencies, aircraft incidents and mutual aid response to the surrounding region in Lockwood Valley. Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with firefighters Greg Fryer and Jason Hall.

Journeys of Discovery: Crafting a life with clay

For many artists, finding a way to earn a living is a proverbial struggle. Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with two artists who specialize in expressing their creativity with clay, and both have found divergent ways to make a viable living.

Journeys of Discovery: Chilean winemaker masters hot-climate Texas grape growing

Sergio Cuadra spent 20 years honing the art and craft of winemaking in Chili before mastering hot-climate grape growing at Fall Creek Vineyards in the heart of the Highland Lakes region of Texas. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a chat with Cuadra.

Journeys of Discovery: Chilean winemaker masters hot-climate Texas grape growing

Journeys of Discovery: From Nashville to outer space

Texas-based country and western musician John Arthur Martinez has written more than 700 songs, and produced 13 albums including his latest, " San Antonio Woman ." One of Martinez's songs went cosmic—accompanying the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Journeys of Discovery: Texas Hill Country's Highland Lakes getaway

The Highland Lakes region of the Texas Hill Country is less than an hour from Austin, but it's a world apart.

Journeys of Discovery: Monterey County Army base namesake General Hunter Liggett

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Brian Neumann, Ph.D., a historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History at Fort McNair in Washington D.C. Newmann talks about General Hunter Liggett, who was second-in-command of the Army's World War 1 American Expeditionary Forces in Europe. Liggett was a visionary tactician who transformed field tactics that remain employed today. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas Award-winning travel show podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery: Monterey County Army base namesake General Hunter Liggett

Journeys of Discovery: The other Palm Springs

The Palm Springs, California region is a collective of nine cities in the heart of a desert oasis. World-class golf, spas and countless annual cultural events attract visitors from around the world. Correspondent Molly Blaisdell takes us on a journey to some of the area's hidden treasures, including the new Rancho Mirage Observatory , a sound bath at Namaste Springs , Makerville and the Mod Mirage Walking Tour of classic mid-century architecture. Joyce Kiehl, director of communications at the

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