My hot air balloon ride (pics)!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickerdoodle13, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    THanks to 1mommahen, I was able to go up in a hot air balloon this year at our fair! 1mommahen and her husband chase the hot air balloons and then help the pilot when the balloon is ready to land. Then they help pack everything up and drive the pilot and passengers back to the balloon field! This was the most exciting thing I've done in a while and I had soo much fun! I was able to get a ton of neat pictures and I finally uploaded some of them to facebook. I had over 700 though and it took forever to edit out the ones that came out blurry or bad. Here are just a few I took, but I do have more I will eventually post!






    The fairgrounds from above

    Another shot showing the balloon field


    One of our main county roads and a grave yard

    A school


    The gorgeous sunset after the balloon ride

    I have some more that I took of the balloon filling up and landing too. I will try to get those up soon!
  2. equine623

    equine623 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    NE PA
    Awesome! I live just over the border in watching balloons we have a local fest here too. And isn't 1Mommahen the nicest person?!?!
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Quote:Definitely! Every time I've met her, it's been nothing but a pleasant experience! [​IMG]
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    GREAT pics, thank you for posting them! [​IMG]
  5. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    What wonderful photos, I am intrigued by hot air balloons, I would LOVE to go up in one, but I am terrified for my feet to leave the ground! Please post more photos!!!
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    OK. The elephant is my favorite!! [​IMG]

    How cool! Thanks for sharing!!
  7. chickenboy21

    chickenboy21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    wowwww [​IMG] :)that looked like alot of fun your pictures are really neat
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Thats on my "bucket" list....
    *sigh* Someday...
    I wanna go up in the elephant one... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2010
  9. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    WOW! Those are SO cool! I have always wanted to go up in a hot air balloon; thanks for letting me enjoy your ride vicariously! Lovely photographs! Thanks for sharing them. [​IMG]
  10. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    Great pictures Lauren! [​IMG] It was a great night and a fantastic week for balloons! [​IMG] It's always nice to see Lauren's smiling face at the Farmer's Fair! [​IMG]

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