Tim Cope, Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, is an award winning adventurer, author, and filmmaker with a special interest in the history and culture of traditional nomadic society in Russia and Central Asia. Tim’s three year, 10,000 kilometre odyssey by horse from Mongolia to Hungary is the subject of his book, On the Trail of Genghis Khan which won both the 2013 Adventure Travel and Grand Prize awards at the Banff International Book Festival (he was the first Australian author to win either award). It has gone on to become an Australian bestseller, cementing Tim not only as a much loved adventurer, but an author in his own right. When not travelling, Tim lives in rural Victoria.
From the remote desert to high glacier-capped peaks.
Octagon Theatre, UWA
Tim Cope and Agustinus Wibowo talk about their most recent journeys and living nomadic lives.
Perth Writers Festival Blog
Monday 9 January
Gippsland-born travel writer Tim Cope has spent the best part of a decade pursuing adventure around Russia, Mongolia and Central Asia. His most famous journey, captured in his bestselling book On the Trail of Genghis Khan, took him from Mongolia to Hungary on horseback.