Hotel La Palma Romantica
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... favorite students) decided to come, and since it was just us four, we ran downstairs to the café for some coffee and pop. I got to have some great conversations with them--about Tenerife wine, Spanish learning, English accents and medical school--and get to wrap up my hospital work. I was so glad to meet all the doctors I met here, and since I never could have seen any of this work in the US, I'm so thankful to them for giving me the opportunity to follow them around. What's more, ...
... 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 ...
... morning I woke up to glorious sunshine, whilst rain was predicted for Sunday. So I decided "today's the day", packed my bag with warm clothes and snacks, and off I went. First I had to get to Santa Cruz, and after a couple of small hills and halfway into town I realised I had forgotten to bring any spare inner tubes. If I'd had a puncture on the mountain it would have really spoiled my day, so I asked a friendly policeman where there was a bike shop, and ...
... sneakily splash up over the wall. It made great entertainment to sit and watch the unsuspecting passers by get a thorough soaking:-)
My next stop after Santa Cruz was to hop back on the bus and head all the way across to the West of the island to Puerto Tazacorte – the sunniest place on the island. The bus trip was only 1hour to Los Llanos but my word, as the bus climbed up the mountain making its way along lots and lots of bends, I felt physically ill. By the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center