Casa do Zuleiro
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... trip, and since it's been awhile since any of us have had semi-American food, we all dug in.
The next morning, we went on a hike in a northern part of the island called Teno--a mountainous region. Since we were at such a high elevation, the vegetation was very similar to that of deserts--all kinds of cactus and weird flowers/shrubs that only grow in places where water is in short supply. The views from the trail were totally amazing; we were right on the edge of the ...
... cool today because we had two people show up! Sergio from my other lesson and Marc, the surgeon who previously let me know he couldn't always make it to class, came today and Ameenah and I got to talk to them in a 2 by 2 class. Marc wanted to know about our education system, so we told them how Elementary school, middle school and high school work in the US and compared it to their system. It was a great class, but what was really cool is that they told us we could ...
... huge copays for consults and bills for necessary prescriptions; though specialists are important int he care of these individuals, even just having access to primary care physicians would make a huge impact in their health. Though I knew all of this before arriving in Tenerife, I didn't fully understand the scope of this truth until I met internists and intensive doctors and saw their work. The fact of the matter is that our internists, family doctors and ...
... and complained with Meenah later that day about how much trouble she is going to get us all in.
More drama came almost instantly after Caroline appeared at the hospital for lunch...Base5--the English teaching portion of our internship--has been the most unorganized and chaotic experience of this entire trip. We were supposed to begin teaching our classes the first week we arrived in Tenerife--the second day of the internship was supposed to be the first day of ...
... Island will totally blow my mind with it's scenery and culture.
Lunch was Indian food, and for the first time on this trip, we each got our own individual plates of food instead of having to share food with everyone else at the table. It's funny how having your own plate of food can make you feel so much more full than having to share small portions of food; we probably ate about the same amount of food as we usually do, but I really did feel more satisfied by ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility