La Joya de Cabo de Gata
Travel Blogs from Agua Amarga
... swimming with clothes is now just that little bit disappointing.
The next day provided no surf so we decided to head inland. After a small jaunt at a beach on the way (clothed this time) we got to Seville by the evening. Arriving in the industrial area to the camping described in our new bible as 'city centre’ we moved to the local train station. Here, we met our first ‘parking inspector’, asking for a ticket and money. When asked I ...
... with my friends on the beach for the last time, have a few well deserved drinks, talk with Avi (from UIowa) about MCAT and premed course work, walk on the most jagged rocks I think I've ever been on, get sunburned on my legs (AGAIN), take some embarrassingly ridiculous selfies, interrupt a game of rugby between Spaniards, and get lost in the beauty of my favorite place in the north of Tenerife. I didn't want to leave the beach, but I really needed to get back home to put on ...
... pain. Laura was the resident we followed today, and she was very nice. She was super eager to practice her English with us, and since Mary Hunter doesn't speak much Spanish, I conceded to speaking mostly English in today's shadowing experience. The first patient we saw was a woman from Holland who was on vacation in Tenerife with her husband. She was obese, and experienced premature contractions. Since she was only at 24 months when she arrived at the hospital ...
... a broken hip. Irene, as she revealed her name to be, is the prototypical European retiree who decided to move to Tenerife in her old age. She's been living in Tenerife for upwards of twenty years in the Southern region of the island. People like Irene come to the island for the climate and the relaxation, not for the culture nor the language. She and her friends and family do not speak a word of Spanish, and they never tried to learn the language in their entire twenty years ...
... but for someone like me who suffers with acute travelbug what exactly lies over the hill is more interesting.
The following days were spent exploring a little further along the coast northward. Arising quite early did not entice me to exercise myself, it gave me the chance to try to get my brain into some kind of order with crossword or some of the numerous number games which fill the centers of newspapers. Even as early risers the availability ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking