Hostal del Priorat
Travel Blogs from Costa Dorada
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. ...
... 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 ...
... of flying has always curled my toes because it means another adventure to somewhere new has started. Looking out at the brilliant silvery white cotton wool clouds in anticipation of spotting a harp playing angel soon gave way to clear skies as we past over the Bay of Biscay and ship spotting took my attention.
As we reached the Canaries the black volcanic rock of the mountains soon gave way to beach fringed blue seas next we were down, through ...
... 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 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet