BIG PLAINS WILD HERBIVORES OF KENYA

Big plains wild herbivores of Kenya An herbivore is a name given to an animal that only eats greens, somewhat equivalent to a human vegetarian, and usually occurs in the vast grasslands where there is a lot of greenery, trees, and shrubs. The herbivore animals that roam around in the…

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RICHARD BRANSON AND HOT AIR BALLOON

Richard Branson and hot air balloon The compulsion to fly high in the distant skies was realized in Paris by two French pilots on the 21st of November 1783, when they ascended 3,000 feet in a balloon created by the Montgolfier brothers. Impressively, it entered the Guinness Book of World…

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BALLOON SAFARI ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Balloon safari across the Atlantic Ocean A boating stunt saw Sir Richard Branson successfully cross the Atlantic Ocean and beat the world record. When the furor of that feat naturally died down in a few years, Branson tried something more adventurous. He set his sights on a dangerous pursuit of…

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FIRST HOT AIR BALLOON IN KENYA

First hot air balloon in Kenya The idea of ballooning over the Mara plains in Kenya was first mentioned in 1862 in Five Weeks in a Balloon, a novel by Jules Verne. But in Kenya, hot air ballooning began in 1962 when the balloonist and writer from England, Anthony Smith,…

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WORLD FAMOUS HOT AIR BALLOON SPECTACLE

World famous hot air balloon spectacle The international event of the Lorraine Mondial Hot Air Balloon Festival has been gathering in a former NATO airfield in eastern France at the Chambley-Bussieres Aerodrome ever since the establishment in 1989. Hundreds of hot air balloons of different colors, shades, and hues soar…

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ALAN EUSTACE BREAKS THE BALLOON RECORD

Alan Eustace breaks the balloon record Not many people in the world recognize the name Alan Eustace from the ballooning industry. He was Google’s vice president of engineering and search. Before that, he worked on chip design and architecture projects. He is also a skydiver and has completed 500 jumps….

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The weather conditions affect balloon safaris The weather plays a significant role in the aviation industry for all types of aircraft but more so for a simple hot air balloon. A great deal of time and energy of balloon pilots is spent watching, obtaining, and analyzing the conditions of the…

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THE ROYAL HOT AIR BALLOON DUEL

The royal hot air balloon duel Throughout the history of all nations, people have participated in weird and strange fights to settle disputes. They spend much time conspiring against each other. And they waste too much energy plotting the manner in which to conduct such spars. The brave heart Until…

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Champagne breakfast after the balloon safari The most elegant way to experience a Kenya wildlife safari is a hot-air balloon. After the balloon wildlife safari over the vast plains and savannas of Kenya, the crew and the passengers of the hot air balloon flight will toast champagne and enjoy a…

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Ear barotrauma while doing balloon safaris Enjoying Kenya safari in a hot air balloon is one of the most thrilling experiences. It gives a bird’s eye view of the vast savannas of the game parks in Kenya. After about an hour, just about the time of descent of the balloon,…

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