I'm going on a 7 week cruise through the Caribbean and down the Amazon through Brazil, and am trying to foresee what I will want/miss from home. I got an international plan on my IPhone, but the phone won't work on the ship; calls cost about a dollar a minute ashore . Or does anyone have any advice on phoning from South America/the Caribbean? Are there things like the phone cards in Brazil that I could use? Where would I get them, and do they have pay phones? Does anyone know where to look for internet access? Do they have internet cafes ? Also, does anyone have suggestions for what amusements I could take? The cabin will have a DVR player. I'm also taking a cable to hook my little laptop to use the TV as a monitor. It's a long shot that anyone will know about Brazil, but FSU is amazing. Any and all suggestions are welcome.