Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Photo of the Day #97: Low Flying


There are several ways in which hot air balloons offer a unique flying experience over the more common means of flying. One of them is the ability to fly low. It seemed that it is just up to (or down to) the daring of the pilot how close to the treetops the balloon went... and it went close.

For us the closest was while we were descending onto a field right next to a small wood. It seemed that there were only a couple of meters (if that) between us and the treetops. Well we managed to clear the woods, but the landing was a bit bumpy. But in the end we survived...
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