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My Hot Air Balloon Adventure

A week ago Sunday I took my first ever hot air balloon flight. It’s been on my ‘bucket list’ as part of my quest to put a little more adventure into my life.

Brad W. Smith photographer LifeIsHOTBlog yellow hot air balloon over western New Jersey countryside

One of many balloons we saw while floating over New Jersey on a gorgeous September afternoon.

The late afternoon weather was perfect, the sky beautiful, the wind steady and light. I helped hold open the envelope, that’s the pretty part that inflates, as the crew used a fan to blow air into it as it lay on the ground, and then as our pilot, Tom Robins, turned on the twin burners to heat the air.

You can watch the video of D’Anne’s Hot Air Balloon Adventure here.

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