Polly 2 on November 11th, 2012

Polly #2 was very excited to visit Acadia National Park, near Bar Harbor, Maine to do some hiking recently. She wasn’t aware of how strenuous the trails would be, and was very happy to reach the top. She was more than happy to ride along in Debbie’s backpack, because she wasn’t used to so much […]

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While in San Francisco, we made sure to visit Twin Peaks. The Twin Peaks are two hills which rise about 922 feet near the center of San Francisco, and offer beautiful views over the city and the San Francisco Bay. Even though there is no public transportation directly to the summit, there is service that […]

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Polly 7 on June 15th, 2012

We travelled to a place called Seoraksan National Park which has some of the most beautiful mountains in all of Korea.  When driving there we stopped at a place and I had a nice talk with a Korean frog whose eyes were large like mine! We arrived in  Seoraksan and found a cute sign at […]

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Polly 7 on June 1st, 2012

After looking around Seoul, it was time to explore some historic temples in other parts of Korea! The first stop was at a place called Daegu, it is the fourth largest city (2.5 million) in South Korea.  Daegu was where the 2011 World Athletic Championships were held, and there were still signs around the town! […]

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Polly 2 on August 21st, 2011

                      My recent trip to Ireland was with my mother, and Polly #2! My mother had never been there, and had a pretty good idea of  what she wanted to see. First of all, we did an eight day bus tour that took us completely […]

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Debbie and Polly were very excited to learn that they would be visiting the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Debbie had heard of it, but had never had the opportunity to go there. As you can see from the pictures, it couldn’t have been a more perfect day! According to the Giant’s Causeway Official Guide: […]

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Polly 21 on May 31st, 2011

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Polly 11 on March 5th, 2011

In December I went to Nicaragua and did something really risky — I spent a morning at the edge of an active volcano, at the Masaya Volcano National Park. It smelled like sulfur dioxide gas, was really smoky, and could have erupted at any minute! Everybody who drives there has to back their car into […]

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Polly 3 on January 6th, 2011

Recently Polly #40 was lucky enough to head to Neustift, Austria with the Wegener Family for a holiday skiing trip. The quaint village of Neustift is located 15 miles south of Innsbruck in the picturesque Stubai Valley. Did you know that you can ski on a glacier? Well, you can do it on the Stubai […]

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