Travel Blogs from Puerto de la Cruz
... seen. We had an awesome view of Santa Cruz from the balconies to our side, and the chairs we sat in were so comfy they felt like sofas. Our coordinators treated us tonight to some fresh wine and Sangrķa, and we got constant refills on bread--which I always love. Dinner was different for everyone, because we actually got to order our own food tonight (a rare occasion here). I had a salad for my first course (it was really more like cole slaw, but they call it "ensalada cubana") ...
... unit. Unfortunately, today was a very quiet day and they only had two patients on the unit. Mary Hunter and I stood around for awhile and didn't get to see anything too exciting, so after about a half hour, one of the residents took us down to la planta where other patients were staying.
In la planta, we saw mostly women who had either recently completed labor, were experiencing premature contractions or who had super high hypertension/large ...
... 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 ...
... close that any misplaced steps would have killed us--which gave us the birds-eye view of the entire canyon and mountain range. It felt like we were in Heaven or on Mount Olympus or something. The hike was scheduled to last about 2.5-3 hours, but apparently we were running later than normal, so the bus had to come pick us up about halfway through. It was a pretty tough climb up the mountain, so none of us were against the bus coming to get us. Plus, we got to hang out in this ...
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Other places to stay in Puerto de la Cruz
Calle Calafate 3, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $32
Calle Parque las Flores 35, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $25
- Hotel from hell
- Never again
- The All Inclusive that doesn't want you to stay!
Avda. 8 de Marzo, 4 Urb.Parque las Flores, Puerto de la Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $40
Iriarte, 11, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $37
C/ Puerto Viejo, 1, Puerto de la Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $27
c/Perez Zamora, 49 , Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $27