Archive for 7. March 2010


Sunday, 7. March 2010

Today we did celebrate our first anniversary (not too far from where we got married) with a first time in our life experience.

We did a ride on a hot-air balloon.

Tracy our captain – last year retired from being a commercial airline pilot – started with some safety lectures. I love safety lectures since George Carlin’s ever famous stand-up comedy (YouTube Part 1, Part 2). But Tracy’s somewhat scared Monique.

While the one hour ride Tracy did proof she can handle this aircraft, and I was impressed how much control one can have on it.

Tracy’s masterstroke at the final.
She guided the ground crew with the trailer onto to a field next to some greenhouses, and landed the balloon right on the trailer.

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