Caledonia La Palma
Travel Blogs from Playa De Los Cancajos
... down to Santa Cruz for dinner, and we all looked super snazzy for our farewell party. We all met outside this incredibly fancy restaurant (the Casino--not like Las Vegas casinos, but more like social clubs), and took an obnoxious amount of group photos, selfies and final shots with friends. When we finally ended up going inside this restaurant--which was the most upscale place I've ever been in (and probably ever will be in)--we were escorted to one of the most fancy dining halls ...
... before. We arrived at the unit at about 8:15 as we always do, and we spent about 45 minutes in the morning meeting where all the doctors gather together to discuss various patients and particularly challenging cases. To be honest, I'm sure what they were saying was very interesting, but I was so tired from waking up so early that I could not understand a single word of what any of those doctors was saying, and I quickly found my head bobbing as I struggled ...
... how they form caves, while also getting to see some creepy huge spiders and experience complete pitch black when we all turned off our headlights. In addition to the eerie atmosphere this cave held, the guide told us about this one trench (40 kilometers deep) where an old woman apparently fell and never came out of. The popular story is that she haunts it, which I could not handle believing, because in the dark, that cave was scary.
Tomorrow we are going to the ...
... no energy left and the air was thin. I was so close, but the road ramped up again steeper than ever before for the last couple of hundred feet. I needed several breaks just to catch my breath in this last short leg of my epic journey. When I came round the last corner and saw Los Muchachos standing in front of me, I stood up out of the saddle and powered my way up the last few feet. And there I was. At the end of a 1324km journey. Done. And that was it. It was ...
... line bus to Santa Cruz de la Palma. The main commercial area has been pedestrianized so it was very pleasant roaming around the numerous tourist shops selling volcanic inspired jewellery or gorgeous silk handbags. The architecture in the shopping avenue and along the marina was very pretty with all the traditional wooden balconies painted in warm Mediterranean colours and baskets of flowers. I must warn you though when walking along Avenida Martima to watch out for the ...
Other places to stay in Playa De Los Cancajos
Brena Baja, Playa De Los Cancajos | 4 star hotelfrom $73
C/ San Antonio , Playa De Los Cancajos | 3 star hotelfrom $35
Calle de los Cancajos, Playa De Los Cancajos | 3 star hotelfrom $39
Calle San Antonio, s/n, Playa De Los Cancajos | 3 star hotelfrom $32