Merindades de Navarra Hotel

Plaza de la Paz, 1, Barasoain, Navarra, 31395, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Barasoain

Week3---WEEKEND---week4

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... since it was in the south we had absolutely perfect weather. It was extremely sunny and warm, but not uncomfortably hot or humid--perfect weather for the beach. The south is the most popular tourist area on the island, so everyone on the beach spoke an awkward mix of Spanish, English, French and German. The beach itself though was among the top five most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. The sand was a mix of black and white, so it had this cool brown/silver color I've never ...

Week 4

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... can handle, they may do one of two things. They may send you to a specialist (such as a psychiatrist, cardiologist, urologist, etc.) who works in a local clinic, or they may send you straight to the hospital depending on the severity of your health concern and the tests/treatments needed. Internists are considered specialists who work in the hospital, and they are NEVER found in local clinics as they are in the United States.

The work of internists, however, ...

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

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... stories, and I am so excited to have the privilege of getting to know their lives here on the island.

Today was interesting and unique because we got to go to a primary care clinic, el Centro de Salud Taco (yes, this healthcare center was in fact named Taco, after the area in which it is located). Before I arrived in Tenerife, I never considered primary care a feasible professional possibility for me; to a certain extent, I didn't have much respect for ...

La medicina intensiva y Base5 Problems

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... and it has expanded my knowledge of what it means and feels like to work in a hospital setting. I've enjoyed it, and I am just now starting my second actual shadowing experience.

The first two weeks I spent shadowing la Dra. Laynez in the cardiology department, in addition to the many residents who perform surgeries and ultrasounds there. This week, I have been moved to intensive medicine, where I am shadowing el Dr. Lubillo and his fellow workers and residents. 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 ...

Location

This hotel, located on Plaza de la Paz, 1, Barasoain, is near Lago Martianez, Botanical Gardens, La Orotava, and Orotava Valley.
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