Casa Pinolere

Germinal 36, 38310 , La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 38310, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from La Orotava


A travel blog entry by btfreder

... ocean floor wasn't even visible anymore--one of the most terrifying/liberating things I've ever done. Luckily the current wasn't that strong where we were, so we all made it out and back to the shore. I had a really good time with the other fellows, and I got an awesome work out and tan, so it was a successful beach day for sure! We had lunch at this little restaurant about an hour away from the beach, where we ate fried chicken and potatoes. It was one of the best meals we've eaten ...

Week 4

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... issues that are usually accompanied by a number of secondary symptoms. For example, we saw a patient who had depression (normally treated by a psychiatrist), but who was found on the floor of her apartment, suffering from a heart attack. She was morbidly obese, and had type 2 diabetes. In order to make sure this patient was appropriately treated, she was sent to the inpatient unit of internal medicine, since she had so many health problems that needed tending to. I ...

Today I don't feel like doing anything...

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... who sees many patients of varying health problems. They normally make the first contact with all patients that end up in long-term treatment plans, and their expertise in general medicine and health is extremely important, because they have to decide the best destination for the patients they consult. When people complain about not having access to the healthcare system, the majority of them are simply asking to be able to see a primary care physician without having ...

La medicina intensiva y Base5 Problems

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... us actual information to teach to our students. I was certainly not expecting to have to develop my own curriculum--mostly because they specifically told us we wouldn't have to do that--so I was totally unprepared for this. I hate to complain so much about an opportunity that is supposed to be so rewarding, and I really am enjoying the time I actually spend teaching, but I expected more than what I am experiencing, and I feel like in terms of Base5, I am not getting what I ...

Sleeping in and Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... than any other. After we ate, we ran over to the Museo de la naturaleza y el hombre (museum of nature and mankind), which was an interesting trip in itself. Among other things, we learned about the geological history of the Canary Islands, the settlement of aborigines in each one, the culture and health of the people who lived there, and mummification! We even got to see a real mummified fetus, which both creeped me out and fascinated me.

By the time we left ...


This 4 star hotel, located on Germinal 36, 38310 , La Orotava, is near Lago Martianez, Botanical Gardens, La Orotava, and Orotava Valley.
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