The first time I went on a cruise I experienced a big surprise – using the Internet was very expensive. I therefore decided to use it sparingly, which meant emails were seriously rationed and texts were non-existent. No Facebook, Twitter or phone calls for me! I was also determined not to waste precious time on shore looking for an Internet café.
So, how was I going to use this golden, technology-silent opportunity?
The pristine beauty of the glaciers and the wild ruggedness of the Alaskan scenery was a perfect setting for contemplation. But I noticed during the first few days that my thoughts were cluttered with useless information or unresolved issues. I would suddenly find myself thinking back to some old encounter or worrying about some future event.Continue Reading