Hotel Las Aguilas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Though many of my friends decided to go out for one last night of fun, many more decided not to, along with me, since most of us have very early flights to catch tomorrow. I got to say some really hard goodbyes, hug some of the most incredible people I've ever met for the final time and share last laughs. Luckily, Diana was at the beach longer than I was, and at the end of the night, she showed up on the third floor to hand them to me as I said goodbye to her as well. ...
... 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 ...
... so when he/she tries to translate for the physician, certain ideas get lost. I realized this week that by becoming a doctor, I am taking on a much bigger responsibility than most people can handle: to understand my patients and communicate to them the way they can understand. Hopefully my French and Spanish come in handy to this end, but regardless, there is a way to speak to patients, and as a doctor, I will need to master this communication.
... 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 ...
... 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 ...