Balloon Over Bagan - Take Off

Beez Neez
Skipper and First Mate Millard (Big Bear and Pepe)
Fri 1 Dec 2017 23:37
Balloon Ride Over Bagan - Take Off
 
 
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We were picked up from our digs at five in the morning, the bus parked twenty minutes later on a clear morning. Next came the briefing meeting over coffee (our pilot on the right). We watched as a small balloon with light was launched to check the wind direction and then we settled to watch as all the balloons were inflated, our trusty bus used as a tether. We loaded up at six and everything was packed away by seven thirty at the other end. Silence, other than when the jets roared, watching the sunrise and a morning mist just after daybreak. Our pictures from watching to airborne.
 
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ALL IN ALL A REALLY SPECIAL TREAT
                     SO MANY BALLOONS, SO SPECTACULAR