1st Sept 10 - Balloon
Elizabeth gave me a balloon trip (with
adventure Balloons) for Christmas.
We started in Shalford (Nr Guildford) and flew over Farnham. We had problems finding a suitable site to land. So the trip was longer than expected - eventually landing Nr Bentley.
Excellent trip. Great weather too. Didn't realise how much hard work the passengers had to do though - unpacking and packing the balloon etc.
|Getting ready to jump in and GO! Elizabeth was lying in the basket at that point. I was i/c of fans.|
|Takeoff site. We left the Virgin balloon on the ground. It was having 'technical problems'...|
|We were not the only balloon. We counted 9 others that night.|
|Waverley Abbey (Left of centre) and Waverley House (centre). We live on the ridge (top right) you can see above Waverley House. Closer pictures below.|
|Over Waverley Abbey and Waverley House|
|Our house is dead centre in the picture above (to left on one above that). Amazing the number of trees that surround us|
|Farnham and its Castle|
|Landed. Now to pack up that enormous balloon|
|The Official photo|