Parada de Francos
Travel Blogs from Teo
... through the giant telescope our guide had brought with us. I love star gazing in general, but getting to spend time with my friends for what would be one of the last times was so nice, and I am grateful to have experienced that with them. We didn't end up getting home until 1:00 am, but I don't regret that at all, and if I could do it over again I would!
This morning I decided to also not go back to the hospital. Having gotten back super late the night before, I figured ...
Week 5 is here! I can't believe how fast this whole experience has gone by! It feels like just yesterday I was anxiously running around the airport hopelessly trying to make it to my terminal on time, and now here I am running around La Laguna as if it were my home town.
For my final week, I'm in the Gynecology unit with one of the session A fellows, Mary Hunter. Today was our first day, and I have to say that I'm more excited for the specialty now than ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... soup, fried cheese with honey and basil sauces, huge plates of chicken and ribs, and then finished the whole thing off with some cake. The people around me were mostly vegetarians, so I got to eat a lot of ribs and chicken--practically all of it actually--so by the time we got to the bus I was so full I felt like I was going to throw up. It was so worth it though.
It was so cool to meet our new fellows, and I loved going to the beach and seeing the mountains, so I had ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed