Hacienda San Jorge
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... group was on Teide, so we really needed to bring warm things in order to survive in the cold mountains. We got dinner in this quaint restaurant (which was in no way big enough for all of us, but I appreciated it), and then we took the windy, terrifying uphill trip to an area near the observatory we had visited earlier in the trip. We got to take some AMAZING photos of La Orotava from the top, and the "sea of clouds" looked stunning in the night sky. In addition, the night sky has ...
... 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 ...
... critical and needed treatment, so she would either need to inject insulin regularly or have an insulin pump be put in. All she could do was shake her head and show complete disapproval of their advice. Since working with Paco, we've talked about what the Spanish call "interconsulta," or joint consult, where more than one specialist is involved in the patient's treatment. I guess I knew about this in the US, but I never realized how interesting and cool it actually is when ...
... shall have to return later on foot for more exploring. I decided to head to the hotel and see if I could presuade them to let me in several hours earlier than planned, and with luck no persuasion was needed, my room was available. So I dumped my stuff and after a cheeky 5 hour nap I headed to the beach at 4 in the afternoon. My plan was to have Saturday to rest and eat to get my energy up, and then have Sunday to ride up to Roque de Los Muchachos. But ...
... struggled to get her point across in English, but we did get to sample some honey rum and were recommended to a lovely restaurant in the old town of San Andres, where I leisurely ate Spanish tortilla with a chilled glass of La Palma wine.
My last few days on the island I explored the rock pools , went in search of turtles and dolphins and just simply relaxed on the black volcanic beach enjoying the tranquil life that La Palma has to offer.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center