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

    Krakatoa here we come !!

    A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Jan 30, 2015

    ... into the volcanic unknown ! We all milled around a group of about 16 and got the safety talk. Basically don't go off the beaten track follow the guide footsteps and don't touch anything ! If there is any unusual volcanic activity follow the guides quickly and if there is a land slip don't try to outrun it go to the side of it. Also there are mounds DON'T walk onto them as they are formed by molten activity under the surface but they are only covered by a thin crust ...

    White Island or Wong island

    A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Jan 29, 2015

    ... weather. Cheryl's face said it all! But we were assured it would be calm tomorrow so we booked it. Then it was a quick lunch and back to the motel to get out suitable clothing ready for the early start ( about 8:30 sailing). Now where did we pack the fire proof suit and oxygen cylinder? The condemned couple had a Kentucky chicken bucket as their last meal before they retired for the day to prepare for the White ( or Wong ) ...

    Settling in more

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Dec 21, 2014

    5 comments, 24 photos

    ... and exists solely to prevent people like me bringing the DHB into disrepute by unknowingly making repeated, offensive cultural faux-pas. 8 weeks into our new life in NZ, I figured I had mastered the hongi - Maori greeting/kiss where you touch noses (and sometimes foreheads) to 'share a breath' - and that the hongi was all I would need to get through the Tangihana. unbeknownst to me, there are different kisses to use at ...


    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

    3 comments, 27 photos

    ... dinning table given a) we have no friends, and b) it is very unlikely we will make 6 friends any time soon.

    Next: the couches we ordered didn't fit up the stairwell... annoying, but a clear first-world problem. Having returned the couches, we (Daryn) researched every single couch we could possibly purchase in NZ and found better ones; when we went to buy the new couches, we were told our estimated delivery time was February 2015. ...

    First days of work...

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Oct 24, 2014

    3 comments, 17 photos

    ... he scored a trial with a restaurant in Ohope (next town over) later in the week and was hired by the end of the week (I secretly willed this to happen with the magical chocolate bar); sounds like the head chef has the same confusing sense of humor as Daryn so I'm sure they will get on fine.

    Given we are determined to get by as minimally as ...

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