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Hot Air Balloon

Up Up And Away We Go

Hot Air Balloon With The Morning Moon

Hot Air Balloon With The Morning Moon Picture taken by Mannzie

How often does one get to be over the moon with joy? Not very often I imagine, but we are lucky today, in our modern world, we are able to do thrilling things like soaring high, up in the sky, in a beautiful hot air balloon.

Hot Air Balloonn From Below

Hot Air Balloon Above Head – Picture taken by Mannzie

It was a quiet Easter Monday morning, in the world that I live, and here it is a public holiday.  A great time to be out exploring the world. I wasn’t lucky enough to be in the balloon, but I was lucky enough to get pictures, after my dogs alerted me to them flying close to our house.

Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon Being Fuelled – Picture by Mannzie

I decided to check out the cost of a flight in one of these beauties.  With todays currency exchange rate, it averages around $229 US dollars for a one hour flight.   If you were wanting to purchase your own hot air balloon, you’d be looking at an average cost of $22,000 US for a small balloon carrying 2 people, and $35,000 – $45,000 US for a large one carrying up to 4 people plus the pilot.

Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon – Picture by Mannzie

I think I will definitely be putting this one on the bucket list of things to do.

Have you ever been up in a Hot Air Balloon? If you have, how did you feel? please let us know in the comments below.

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