Travel Blogs from Puerto de la Cruz
... and get dressed up for dinner. Avi, Angela and I decided to leave the beach and head back to La Laguna for some Barraquitos. We got to have some great conversations about the tough life of a premed and the hardships of science research, and we enjoyed giggling obnoxiously at all the dogs that walked by in the street. Along the way, I picked up a nice little gift for my girlfriend, and I realized that I had left my Sperry's at the beach...oops!
At about 8:15, we all took the ...
... Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, leaving the residency with certification in all three specialties. This is a very exciting opportunity to not only specialize, but also to generalize and provide primary care services to the developing children of our nation (while also improving early intervention in mental health disorders). As of right now, this is the plan for me, but I'm sure that that decision will develop and evolve over time in medical school.
... water while enjoying the relaxation of the Atlantic ocean. It was a great day to spend with the crew, and I'm glad I got to go to that beach if for the last time I have the opportunity to.
Today we went on the second of our final excursions while on the internship. We visited a "volcanic tube" (as the Spanish call it) named la cueva del viento (the cave of wind). Basically when lava flows out of a volcano, it may form a huge tube that can span for hundreds ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Other places to stay in Puerto de la Cruz
Calle Calafate 3, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $32
Lugar Parque de 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!
Avenida Ocho de Marzo 4 Urb.Parque las Flores, Puerto de la Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $40
Calle Iriarte 11, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $37
Lugar Puerto Viejo 1, Puerto de la Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $27
Perez Zamora, 51, Puerto de la Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $27