Up Up And Away We Go
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 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 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 – 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.