Alfresco Bed and Breakfast

Address: 39 Pouwhare Street, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | B&B
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This B&B, located on 39 Pouwhare Street, Whakatane, is near Ohope Beach, Whale Island Tours - Swim With Dolphins, and Whale and Dolphin Watch.
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      Travel Blogs from Whakatane

      A journey back in time

      A travel blog entry by 17penwortham on Dec 22, 2014

      10 photos

      ... via a rudimentary landing. Once on the island, the truly extraordinary lunar landscape came into view. No plants grow anywhere near to the crater due to the toxic, sulphurous environment. Our guide escorted us across the open area around the active crater including a particularly smelly area close to bright yellow sulphur deposits. It is an extraordinary experience being able to look into the volcanic crater. The highly acidic water at the base ...

      Settling in

      A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 26, 2014

      2 comments, 34 photos

      ... strawberries and - I kid you not - a box of Sir Edmund Hilary high protein cereal, which I promptly wolfed down (and immediately regretted) seconds after receiving our goody bags.

      Meanwhile, Daryn was trying a different approach to making friends: repeated exposure to the same people over and over, until they feel like they know you and then you morph into one of their friends - a clever but time-consuming approach ...


      A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

      3 comments, 27 photos

      ... has also been some confusing terms to deal with, such as:

      On the way back from visiting some Palliative Care Beds during my induction, my colleague said 'we will pop by the dairy on the way back to the office'. Why?! to milk some cows? What does this have to do with my induction at the District Health Board? I don't have appropriate shoes for this...I don't particularly like milk either... turns out the dairy is just a corner shop. ...

      Arriving in Whakatane

      A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Oct 16, 2014

      6 comments, 21 photos

      ... br>

      We had the first week in Whakatane to get set up before I started work. After waking up on Tuesday with a wine-and-cheese hangover, we set about setting up our new life. We managed to get our Tax Number in about 5 minutes, it took another 30 min to set up our new bank accounts - for those of you who know the pain of having to sell your soul to open a bank account in another country - NZ Banking ...

      Hamster impressions

      A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit on Apr 20, 2014

      5 photos

      ... it was his birthday yesterday our time but we hadn't had a chance to speak yet. It was pretty late UK time so we settled for leaving them a video message before grabbing some lunch and hopping back on the bus.

      Our destination for the day was Lake Aniwhenua, another cultural stop on the Stray tour. We were met by Uncle Johnny who gave us a bit of a tour around the area, showing us old Māori cave art and a waterfall ...