Travel Blogs from Brena Baja
... city at 5:00 in the morning or a stroll along the sand on the beach, I always have the potential to make an impact on people and let them impact me. This island, my friends, the hospital and this culture have impacted me significantly more than I thought they would, and I can only hope that I could do the same for them. Now that I've had my five weeks, I'm ready to go home and get ready for the rest of my life--it's been a good one so far, but I can tell it's only going to get better!
... 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 ...
Yesterday was my last day in internal medicine at the hospital, and I had a really amazing last day! Paco and I continued checking in on patients as we have throughout the week, and I was excited to see how all the patients' health issues are progressing.
Today was especially exciting because I got to see a particularly interesting patient that has been here since Monday. This woman was found in her home unconscious on the floor, and when she was brought to the ...
... 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 ...
... why we seemed to be getting closer and closer to the ocean, with no sign of land in sight. A quick glance to the left at fellow passengers was a good thing as I saw the signs of green vegetation on the island's coastline.
Isla Le Palma is known to the Palmeros (local inhabitants of La Palma) as the Green Island or the beautiful island. Its mountain slopes are covered in Pine forest and in the North East you have the Los Tilos Rainforest which is abundant ...
Other places to stay in Brena Baja
Playa de los Cancajos 22, Brena Baja | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Playa de Los Cancajos, Brena Baja | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Finca Amado, 2 , Brena Baja | 3 star hotelfrom $36
Calle de los cancajos s/n, Brena Baja | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Los Cancajos, s/n, Brena Baja | 3 star hotelfrom $38
Finca Amado II, 68, Brena Baja | 3 star hotelfrom $41
Los Cancajos, s/n, Brena Baja | 2 star hotelfrom $39