Travel Blogs from Cudillero
... perfect way for me to end my trip here on the island. Yesterday actually started out somewhat more complicated than I would have liked, since my phone charger has been broken for about a week and my phone died the night before. I ended up not being able to set an alarm and wake up on time, so I was unfortunately unable to shadow in Gynecology that day. The reason I'm not completely disappointed about this is because I realized that all I was going to see was more Cesarian Sections ...
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 ...
... a broken hip. Irene, as she revealed her name to be, is the prototypical European retiree who decided to move to Tenerife in her old age. She's been living in Tenerife for upwards of twenty years in the Southern region of the island. People like Irene come to the island for the climate and the relaxation, not for the culture nor the language. She and her friends and family do not speak a word of Spanish, and they never tried to learn the language in their entire twenty years ...
... but for someone like me who suffers with acute travelbug what exactly lies over the hill is more interesting.
The following days were spent exploring a little further along the coast northward. Arising quite early did not entice me to exercise myself, it gave me the chance to try to get my brain into some kind of order with crossword or some of the numerous number games which fill the centers of newspapers. Even as early risers the availability ...
... soup, fried cheese with honey and basil sauces, huge plates of chicken and ribs, and then finished the whole thing off with some cake. The people around me were mostly vegetarians, so I got to eat a lot of ribs and chicken--practically all of it actually--so by the time we got to the bus I was so full I felt like I was going to throw up. It was so worth it though.
It was so cool to meet our new fellows, and I loved going to the beach and seeing the mountains, so I had ...
- Free parking
- Pets allowed