Casa Rural La Furnia

Camino del Amparo n015, Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 38430, Spain and Canary Islands | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Icod de los Vinos


A travel blog entry by btfreder

This weekend we had the Session A people show up. They're fellows who decided to only take two weeks out of their summer for the internship, so they'll be leaving with all of us next weekend. About eight new students arrived, and they're all pretty cool! It was nice to spend one of our best weekends of the trip with them and see some new parts of the island.

On Saturday we all got in our big coach bus and traveled down to the south for the beach. The beach was called ...

Week 4

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... grammatical structures. He loves to talk about politics, healthcare systems, hospital relations, useful Spanish/English words, and just about anything else that can possibly come up in conversation. He treats his patients and fellow coworkers like family, which I have never seen in the US. It's been such a humbling experience to see him work with his patients, and I've really learned a lot from him--not only about internal medicine and patient care, but also ...

Today I don't feel like doing anything...

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... Essentially what happens is the physician fills out some paperwork describing the patient's medical history, the extent of their current condition and the treatment/prescriptions most appropriate for their individual case. They file this paperwork into the national health system, run by the government and managed by a huge computer program, and insurance administrators (government officials) determine what proportion of the care will be covered. I think one factor in ...

La medicina intensiva y Base5 Problems

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... I could actually help teach some of these doctors good English and work with local professionals that could benefit from what I know. I am appreciating every minute of what I'm doing now, but that isn't stopping me from being frustrated that no progress is being made in Base5 AT ALL. We had another meeting today, and I was hoping that we could sort things out and reorganize the classes to improve the efficiency of our teaching, but instead, we rearranged the timing of ...

Sleeping in and Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... since I was at the beach, but it was so cool! My favorite part was the graffiti. In most European countries, graffiti tagging is not illegal as it is in the U.S., and my theory is that the Spanish artists are more likely to be respectful of local establishments here because they don't have a law to rebel against as American artists do. Anyway, I really do consider graffiti to be a unique art form because of how beautiful, expressive and symbolic it is. We walked by ...


This ranch, located on Camino del Amparo n015, Icod de los Vinos, is near Easy Blue World and Jardin Victoria.
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