After graduating from Reed College in 1972, Talbot Bielefeldt spent a decade as an outdoor educator and writer. He led mountain treks in India, Nepal, and New Zealand and participated in expeditions to India, Alaska, and British Columbia. He earned a Masters in Education Policy & Management from the University of Oregon and has worked for more than twenty-five years in educational publishing and research. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.
The author in Nepal, 1977