Lloyds Lodge Backpackers

Address: 10 Domain Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, 3120, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 10 Domain Road, 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

... boat corm navigated the island which enabled us to see how the volcano's activity had stopped most of the island having much vegetation. It was only those areas protected from the sulphur and on shore wind and sea that had limited plants and vegetation. We noticed the colony of sea gulls on the more protected end of the island. The boat then headed west and cut through the waves at speed on the return to Whakatane. Even though the sun was bright, ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 26, 2014

2 comments, 34 photos

... rollercoaster of cultural terminology. Understanding words in Te Reo (Maori) is hard enough, I can confirm it not helped at all by consultants and nurses taking the p*ss and making up new fake words and terms that are 'essential to good cultural communication' for me to learn. Whakapapa (pronounced ****-a-papa) - real word that is used in assessments. Ok, I can manage that. Determined, I decided to work on what I was told was the ...


A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

3 comments, 27 photos

... that perhaps I don't need friends after-all. Turns out, they were referring to drinking beer - this according to my colleague, who is probably taking the P anyway...

The next blog is going to be a little while, now that we are both working, we need time to do stuff you might actually want to read about...


Arriving in Whakatane

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Oct 16, 2014

6 comments, 21 photos

... are terror-sweat stains in those vehicles. Upon recommendation from my new manager (or cult leader), we ended up driving to Tauranga (next city up the coast) and ended up with a imported Toyota from Japan, complete with a Japanese console which shows us great maps of Japan, what more could you want?

Having bought a car, we decided somewhere to live was in order. We registered with all 3 realty agencies in town and ...

Hamster impressions

A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit on Apr 20, 2014

5 photos

... of touch rugby - Scotland vs the Rest of the World, and Scotland won!! Thanks to my try scoring skills and the desertion of a young local boy from the other team to ours, just before the final try.

All this went on while our dinner was cooking. We were enjoying a hangi tonight. This is meat and root veggies, like last night, but cooked in a more traditional manner, under the ground. We watched the team put it into ...

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