Travel Blogs from Playa De Los Cancajos
... and get dressed up for dinner. Avi, Angela and I decided to leave the beach and head back to La Laguna for some Barraquitos. We got to have some great conversations about the tough life of a premed and the hardships of science research, and we enjoyed giggling obnoxiously at all the dogs that walked by in the street. Along the way, I picked up a nice little gift for my girlfriend, and I realized that I had left my Sperry's at the beach...oops!
At about 8:15, we all took the ...
Week 5 is here! I can't believe how fast this whole experience has gone by! It feels like just yesterday I was anxiously running around the airport hopelessly trying to make it to my terminal on time, and now here I am running around La Laguna as if it were my home town.
For my final week, I'm in the Gynecology unit with one of the session A fellows, Mary Hunter. Today was our first day, and I have to say that I'm more excited for the specialty now than ...
... creating a huge cave where animals and vegetation can form. We got to see one of the largest in the world, and it was one of the most unique things I've ever experienced. Everything was completely pitch black, which is why our helmets had lights attached to them. The floor of this cave was extremely rugged and hard to walk on, and the roof was rough and covered with micro stalactites. We trudged our way through the cave with our guide, learning about the different kinds of ...
... downhill. Just up. First gear, slowly grinding up. Lots of breaks, lots of stretching, my back was killing me. What I was most looking forward to now was the end of the tree-line, which I knew meant I would be nearing the top. Gradually the trees did thin out, and finally, fiiinally, I was on the baron 'lunar surface' top part of the mountain. The road began to deteriorate rapidly- evidence of hard winters, with ice freezing and breaking up the road. It ...
... struggled to get her point across in English, but we did get to sample some honey rum and were recommended to a lovely restaurant in the old town of San Andres, where I leisurely ate Spanish tortilla with a chilled glass of La Palma wine.
My last few days on the island I explored the rock pools , went in search of turtles and dolphins and just simply relaxed on the black volcanic beach enjoying the tranquil life that La Palma has to offer.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking