Paraguay

This Blog post is a little different than my usual posts. We spent a total of two days only in Paraguay, therefore, I didn’t feel that I could write a guide to the country based on our short time there. However, I did want to share one of my favourite travel stories about how we…

Bolivia

People often ask the question “What was your favourite country you visited when you were travelling?” My answer is always “Definitely Bolivia!” We spent a month exploring Bolivia, and the diversity of the country was incredible! From the Amazon jungle to the Salt Flats, to the altitude of La Paz, the highest City in the…

Therapy Management of Burns

The ‘Northern Network of International Rehabilitation (NNIR)’, formerly ‘ADAPT:North’ recently organised an evening Lecture on the topic of Therapy Management of Burns. This was our first joint therapy evening lecture, with input from Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and the students of the Leeds Beckett Physiotherapy Society. The evening was a great success, and well attended by…

Peru

I spent a month in Peru back in December 2014. We started our Peruvian adventure by flying to Lima the capital of Peru, from Quito the capital of Ecuador. My sister was visiting and working in Lima for 1 week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference-COP20, and as I hadn’t seen her since she’d…

So you’re thinking of working abroad?…

I attended the ADAPT Study day on ‘So you’re thinking of working abroad?…’ on Saturday 10th March 2018. The day was based in Birmingham and involved an early start for DiΒ and I! We both studied in Birmingham, but haven’t been back in a few years, so it was a nice return to Harborne for the…

Ecuador

After 2.5 months exploring Central America, it was time to leave the sun and 30Β°C temperatures behind to fly to the rain and altitude of Ecuador in South America! This was a big adjustment, just as I was finally building up a tan! In my previous post on Panama, (https://cloverseasclaire.com/2018/01/28/panama/) I mentioned that we skipped…

Trinidad and Tobago

I’ve fallen completely in Love with Trinidad and Tobago! When I first moved to Leeds in 2015 I lived with my friend Kirstyn, who is from Trinidad. She told me all about her amazing country, and that is how, almost three years later, I ended up travelling to join her for two weeks in one…

Experiences from the Field

ADAPT: North held our second evening lecture on Wednesday 24th January. We have now grown in size, and boost a committee numbering 12 members (on a good day!) Establishing a committee to help with the organisation and running of evening lectures has been a huge help, and I found this lecture to be much easier…

Panama

The last country in our Central America journey! I couldn’t believe how quickly 2.5 months had gone by! Now, when planning my Central and South America adventure all those months ago, I made the mistake of listening to my mother who warned me that Colombia was way too dangerous to visit and I shouldn’t go…

Costa Rica

In all honesty, we only ended up staying in Costa Rica for 4 days in total. We had decided to spend longer on our beautiful private island in Honduras than expected, which set us back slightly longer than were we expected to be by this date.Now we had only 10 days to get from Nicaragua…

Nicaragua

Another one of my favourite countries in Central America- Nicaragua! I spent 3 weeks here, and was amazed by how diverse the country is. Leon Leon is a pretty little colonial town on the West coast of Nicaragua. Most of the tourist destinations are based on the West coast, so we made a beeline there…