Hostal del Priorat
Travel Blogs from Costa Dorada
... village with an ice cream shop, cheese store and park to chill in. We had an awesome time, and I took way more pictures than I needed to. Although the views from the mountain were breathtaking and the village was sick, I think the highlight of the day was lunch. The coordinators anticipated more of us coming on the hike (there are about 40 in our group now, and only about 14 people showed up), so they ordered more food than necessary. We started with a lot of bread, then ...
... 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, ...
... after the forty-five minute mark, since no one was coming and the doctors had to get ready for their class.
After teaching, I realized something that I've been struggling with this entire trip: I am completely and utterly exhausted. Working more than eight hours everyday in a hospital using a language that I am still in the process of learning takes a huge toll on my cognitive power, and with the out of town events and group dinners that we go on (during which ...
... pain. Not only was my resident the most friendly and bubbly medical doctor I've ever met, but the work she got to do interested me. I'm still not entirely certain how intensive medicine differentiates from other specialties (like internal medicine, cardiology, or family medicine, for example), but I got to see a wide range of patients with a variety of health issues today. Lina even let me listen to the heartbeat and breathing of some of the patients, which was exciting ...
... second trip to the Capitol. While we were supposed to go to a fresh produce market, it ended up being closed, so we improvised and decided to have breakfast at a nearby café where they sold churros and hot chocolate. Never in my life have I ever had such amazing fried food. Not only was the food good, but the hot chocolate was as thick as melted chocolate, and it was so warm and rich that I instantly felt happier to be awake. After we were done eating, we got to watch ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet