There are lots of places to see tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 30) with the lineup of TV travel programs on WYCC-TV in Chicago.
7:30 p.m. — “Travels With Darley” — This week’s stop is Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Check out wild horses at the Assateague Island National Seashore and a rural farm that makes ice cream. Other highlights include the beaches of Ocean City, Berlin and St. Michaels.
8 p.m. — “Rick Steves’ Europe” — Rick visits North England’s Lake District and Durham. The region is home to lakes, waterfalls, a slate mine and stony summits. There’s also Hadrian’s Wall and Durham Cathedral.
8:30 p.m. — “Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscopre” — Joseph is in Bangkok, Thailand and gets to see morning Buddhist rituals and an up-to-date wellness center. He visits a Thai market and sees how monks alms bowls are crafted and how Thai coffee is roasted at a 100-year-old Chinese market.
9 p.m. — “Globe Trekker” — You might want to keep a coat handy. The program heads to Antarctica. There’s kayaking and penguin watching in Paradise Harbor. One also gets to view Ukrainian biologists in Port Lockrov and an attempt to scale Mt. Scott. Other highlights are crossing the Drake Pass to South America and seeing the plight of the Adelie penguin with the help of U.S. Scientists at Palmer Station.
UNTIL NEXT TIME. . .