Travel Blogs from Valencian Country
... 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!
... baby and giving her permission to discharge. It was actually very heartwarming to see such a happy couple receive good news from Laura; dire situations like this one--where an extremely premature pregnancy is forced to happen--don't always end well, but it looks like this one did!
The rest of the patients were either hypertensive, recovering from labor or experiencing abnormal pains associated with pregnancy/post-pregnancy. I got to see A LOT of very ...
... on the island. Because there are so many people like Irene, and since the economies of the Canary Islands depend so much on the tourism and money of retired folks, communities in the south have adapted to accommodate the non-English speakers. Grocery stores, bars, restaurants, apartment owners and hotel receptionists have learned English and speak it exclusively in these pseudo Canarian communities. If this is culturally insensitive or disrespectful enough, it's ...
... 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 ...
... trip, and since it's been awhile since any of us have had semi-American food, we all dug in.
The next morning, we went on a hike in a northern part of the island called Teno--a mountainous region. Since we were at such a high elevation, the vegetation was very similar to that of deserts--all kinds of cactus and weird flowers/shrubs that only grow in places where water is in short supply. The views from the trail were totally amazing; we were right on the edge of the ...
Other places to stay in Valencian Country
Urbanizacion La Zenia, Orihuela | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- La ubicación lo es todo
- Hotel Estupendo
- Great hotel but nothing to do!
Benicalap, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $31
Campanar, Valencia | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Pobles Del Sud, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $85
C/ Vespre 10, Mutxamel | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Papa Luna 136, Peniscola | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Calle Luis Prendes s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Bali Beware!
- Half Term Holiday
- Liked the Gran Bali
Avda. Doctor Severo Ochoa 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- You wont regret saying at the melia
- Who gave this hotel 4 stars
- Brilliant hotel in benidorm
Av de Murcia 16, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- LoVeD It!!!!
- Best place to stay
- Rio grande
Calle Oslo, 2, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Great at first but.......
- Stay away from this!
- Great Hotel Pity About The Hill
Calle de Ibiza 17, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Down hill sadly
- Absolute Rubbish
- Was this really a three star
Gerona 45, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Something for everyone.
- Ideal Family Holiday
- Loved the Pelicanos/Ocas
Partida de los Secanos s/n, Guardamar del Segura | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Penya-roja, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $78
C/ Huerto, s/n, Peniscola | Hotelfrom $91
Avenida Valencia 24, Calpe | 4 star hotelfrom $88
El Pla del Real, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $203
Avenida de Cuenca 6, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Very nice central hotel
- Good Hotel and Bad Food
- Good hotel bad bad food
Avenida Filipinas 12, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Whit a gr8 hotel !!!
- Pretty average!!!
- My thoughts of the hotel
Calle Mercado 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Can't wait to come back
- Brilliant hotel
- Would not return
Penya-roja, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Calle Racharel No 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Fab Location
- Have just come back from Benidorm...
- Holidays are what YOU make them!
Calle Aviles, 2 (la Cala), Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Camins Al Grau, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $48
Avenida Derramador 6, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Brill food
- Rosamar Fantastico!!
- Loved the Rosamar