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Jono Lineen

Canadian author Dr. Jono Lineen is a curator at the National Museum of Australia and a bestselling author. Jono was the first person to traverse the Western Himalayas alone, walking solo 2,700 kilometres from Pakistan to Nepal. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the “Troubles” and spent almost 20 years travelling the world working as a forester, geologist, ski racer, deep sea fisher, mountain guide, humanitarian relief worker and writer. His books include River Trilogy, Walking the Earth’s Spine and Perfect Motion.