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Old Jul 4, 2005, 6:01 PM   #1
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Well it was quite an experience floating above the earth with my wife. I did not get all the photos I wanted to get, due to helping the ground crew in getting the balloon ready for flight. I did manage to get enough photos to make me happy. I must say that in the beginning I was nervous, but when we stepped into the wicker basket and started lifting off I calmed down. There was a total of 8 passengers and the pilot on this particular trip. In our hour long flight we traveled between 8 and 10 miles and reached an altitude of over 6,200', which took us up past the temperature/ haze line. When your above this line, it's next to impossible to get a good ground shot because your trying to shoot through the haze. I figured instead of posting pics here and wasting everyones time for them to load, I just included a link of some of the photos I took while on our flight. Thanks for everyones help. BH

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Old Jul 4, 2005, 8:27 PM   #2
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Nice photos and most important, it looks like you had a great time.

Balloon rides are fun!


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Old Jul 5, 2005, 12:29 AM   #3
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I really like the one where you can see the shadow of your balloon, but they are all great!
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