Polly 7 on October 9th, 2012

I was very excited to visit a country called Vanuatu. which is an island nation in the South Pacific.  Shane told me that it used to be called New Hebrides before independence in 1980, and that power for the country before independence was shared by two governments – United Kingdom and France! We visited Tanna […]

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Polly 7 on September 9th, 2012

This was one of the most interesting places I have ever visited!  It is called Langa Langa Lagoon on Malaita in the Solomon Islands. We arrived on Busu Island in Langa Langa Lagoon after a lovely 45 minute boat ride – many people waved to us when they saw Shane and me in the boat. […]

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Polly 2 on July 27th, 2012

  Alcatraz Island, or “The Rock“, is located 1.5 miles off the shore of San Francisco, and was originally built as a military fortification, and a military prison. I think the thing that makes it stand out most in the minds of people today was it’s use as a federal prison from 1933 to 1963. […]

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Polly 7 on July 27th, 2012

After a happy time hiking, we traveled to Inle Lake.  This is a very large lake where people still live and work as they have done for hundreds of years. We arrived at the lake and we went into a long, narrow boat with a very noisy motor! It was a very exciting boat ride. […]

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Polly 2 on July 24th, 2012

If you are like me, when you hear the word beach you think of large expanses of soft white sand. If you ever visit the island of Bonaire, you won’t find many beaches that fit that description. The beaches there are fairly narrow and filled with sharp coral that has been washed up. There are […]

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Polly 7 on October 15th, 2011

I hopped onto a plane to travel to an island in-between Australia and New Zealand.  It is called Norfolk Island, and Shane told me that it is an external territory of Australia.  They use Australian money and the TV is also from Australia, but I still needed to carry my passport to visit from Australia! […]

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