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Press Releases from Pilgrim's Tales, Inc. (10 total)

Brandon Wilson’s Award-Winning “Along the Templar Trail" Published in German …

Brandon Wilson’s inspiring book, "Along the Templar Trail," has been published in a new German edition, "Auf dem Templerweg: Sieben Millionen Schritte für den Frieden." The English edition won the 2009 Lowell Thomas Gold Award for BEST TRAVEL BOOK. Paia, HI, November 29, 2011 - In this time of political grandstanding, it is refreshing to hear about someone who quite literally, “walks the talk.” Recently, author/photographer Brandon Wilson and his 68-year-old

Brandon Wilson’s Award-Winning Adventure Tales Go Digital

Pilgrim’s Tales, publisher, is proud to announce that Brandon Wilson’s award-winning series of four travel adventure books is now also available from Amazon.com for Kindle. Brandon Wilson, a Lowell Thomas Gold Award-winner and Explorer Club member, is most recently author of “Over the Top & Back Again: Hiking X the Alps” (ISBN 9780977053636/ 9780977053629), which received the 2010 Book of the Year Bronze Award (travel essay category) from ForeWord Reviews. It

“Over the Top & Back Again” by Brandon Wilson Receives 2010 Book of the Year …

"Over the Top & Back Again: Hiking X the Alps," the latest travel adventure book by Brandon Wilson, has been named 2010 Book of the Year Bronze Award winner (travel essay division) by ForeWord Reviews. The announcement was made on June 25, 2011 at the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans. Wilson’s book was selected by librarians and reviewers from 1400 entries in 56 genres, representing more than

Over the Top & Back Again is Short-Listed for 2010 BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

Over the Top & Back Again: Hiking X the Alps, the latest travel adventure book by Brandon Wilson, has been named a finalist in the 2010 BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS by ForeWord Reviews. It was selected from 1400 entries in 56 genres, representing more than 350 publishers. Over the Top & Back Again chronicles Wilson’s 1200-mile (1900-km.) hike with his wife for 111 days on the recently formed Via Alpina.

New Spanish Edition of Award-Winning Book, Yak Butter Blues, Leads Readers on an …

A Tibetan Journey of a 1000 Kilometers Began with One Bold Step. “Impossible” was what everyone told Brandon Wilson and his wife Cheryl when they spoke of hiking a 1000-kilometer (650-mile) pilgrimage trail across Tibet from Lhasa to Kathmandu. There were plenty of cards stacked against them, but those “impossibilities” only made them more determined. Their quest to become possibly the first Western couple to trek this path across the earth’s

"Over the Top & Back Again", a new book by Brandon Wilson, Proves An Eight-Count …

After decades of hiking some of the world’s great trails, adventurer and Lowell Thomas award-winning author Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, new paths running through eight countries along the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising total immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, he knew it’d be the ultimate adventure. It meant climbing 3000 feet from valley to rugged mountain hut every day—almost 1200 miles—for months.

Hawaii Explorers Head Off On Extraordinary 1500-mile Alpine Trekking Adventure

Explorer/über-adventurers Brandon and Cheryl Wilson of Hawaii are taking off on momentous trek of discovery. In June, they will set off on the recently formed Via Alpina for a nearly 1500-mile hike of peace across the length of the Alps. Their route will take them across eight countries, as they leave Trieste, Italy to trek across Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and France – eventually arriving at the long-awaited Mediterranean Sea

Peace Walker’s Book Named Finalist in Book of the Year Awards

Pilgrim’s Tales publishing is proud to announce that author/adventurer Brandon Wilson’s latest book, Along the Templar Trail: Seven Million Steps for Peace has been named a finalist in the Book of the Year Awards sponsored by Foreword Magazine. After reviewing over 1,400 books from 376 publishers, these finalists represent the best work coming from today's independent publishers. A finalist in the Adventure/Recreation category, Along the Templar Trail chronicles Brandon Wilson’s incredible

Walking to Jerusalem Inspires a Poignant Tale of Courage and Peacemaking

While many of us dream of making some small impact upon the world, few risk taking it to this extreme. Author Brandon Wilson and his 68-year-old French friend recently completed an eleven-country, two-continent pilgrimage walk for peace from France to Jerusalem. Their courageous journey traced one marched a millennium ago by early pilgrims, Crusaders, and those who were to become the first Knights Templar. They found it fittingly ironic that

In the Footsteps of Templars Past, Two Men Create a New Path of Peace - One Step …

In this year of political grandstanding, it is refreshing to hear the true story of someone who quietly, and quite literally, “walks the talk.” Author/photographer Brandon Wilson and his 68-year-old French friend recently completed an eleven-country, two-continent walk for peace to Jerusalem along a trail long associated with war. Wilson’s inspiring new book about their odyssey, Along the Templar Trail: Seven Million Steps for Peace (Pilgrim’s Tales, January 2008) interweaves adventure,