Tips for Your Balloon Trip

Joe McClain - Apr 28, 2008
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Hot air balloons are unique from all other forms of flight because there is no physical sensation of movement or perception of wind. You are traveling with the gentle air currents that layer the sky. In contrast to standing on a building or structure, there is no fear of height, because your eyes have no linear perspective to judge distance from the ground. Balloons usually travel at heights of 150m to 450m, similar to the surrounding hill tops. The feeling is one of peace and tranquility as the earth seems to slowly descend and rotate below you...

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