Luz del Mar Hotel
Travel Blogs from Los Silos
... seen. We had an awesome view of Santa Cruz from the balconies to our side, and the chairs we sat in were so comfy they felt like sofas. Our coordinators treated us tonight to some fresh wine and Sangrķa, and we got constant refills on bread--which I always love. Dinner was different for everyone, because we actually got to order our own food tonight (a rare occasion here). I had a salad for my first course (it was really more like cole slaw, but they call it "ensalada cubana") ...
... Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, leaving the residency with certification in all three specialties. This is a very exciting opportunity to not only specialize, but also to generalize and provide primary care services to the developing children of our nation (while also improving early intervention in mental health disorders). As of right now, this is the plan for me, but I'm sure that that decision will develop and evolve over time in medical school.
... People retire because they're old and they don't want to work anymore. These are the folks that are most vulnerable to sickness, as well as degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's, so they end up in the health system a lot. The problem is they don't speak Spanish, and doctors aren't guaranteed to speak English. This results in a mass inefficiency in care delivery and communication efforts; some doctors speak English relatively well (such as Paco and Magdalena), while others ...
... area and I was determined to do it without any walking aid; consequently we did not get far by normal standards but my stroll in the park pace with stops at various waterholes achieved a reasonable standard.
The town buzzes with tourists from all over Europe and their languages sound like various parts of a great orchestra with differing tones and sounds,some are soft and smooth, others seem to flow up and down the scales in staccato while the ...
... fourth weekend! I got burned pretty badly on every part of my body, and I'm just now beginning to peel all that skin away, but it was so worth it. We only have one more weekend here before we all go our separate ways, so I'm really thankful that I got to have a great one with my friends. It's so crazy to think that two weeks from now, I won't even be here anymore! I'm dreading leaving the island, but I also can't wait to see my girlfriend and family again. Here's to an awesome weekend!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking