Nestled into the lush foothills of the massive southern mountain range overlooking Costa Rica’s Central Valley the ramshackle fortress of El Buen Pastor has obviously fallen on hard times. Not so long ago it was deemed unfit for its current use and condemned for demolition. So further down the road a more modern extension is … Continue reading

In Search of the Maharishi (Part 1)

  As soon as I arrived in Hong Kong, in June 1968, I called an old boyfriend of mine, a Scotsman, Ian Black, who had been working as chief news correspondent on the South China Morning Post for the past three years. “Och, Caroline, it’s good to hear you! You’ve arrived then!” Ian sounded genuinely … Continue reading In Search of the Maharishi (Part 1)