Globetrotting Kids: Balloon over Egypt

Hi,  I’m in Egypt.

A few days ago I went for a ride in a hot air balloon.  There was a fire and there was a captain. He pushed the button to let the fire make the balloon go higher.

They used fans to inflate the air balloon too. They use hot air and cool air. The captain can make the balloon go up or down but it’s up to the wind outside how far we go. We saw King Tut’s tomb where King Tut buried all his stuff. We also saw some houses and one balloon crash landed on the farmer’s lawn! That balloon had to pay the farmer some money. :)

It was a perfect trip.

Here are some pictures from our day.

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Globetrotting Mama Note: Big thanks to Mahmoud Ali our guide in Luxor for making it possible.



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JackiYo April 17, 2012, 6:55 AM

Love the pictures. And thanks for sharing, Cameron!


Cam April 19, 2012, 6:03 AM

Thank you for loving the pictures.


Lisa April 17, 2012, 11:24 AM

What a cool experience!  My kids would like to go on a hot air balloon ride but I’ve been to afraid to do it yet!


Cam April 19, 2012, 6:02 AM

It was fun. Your kids would love it.


Oceanalieg April 17, 2012, 3:52 PM

what a cool  pictures
remember me ………….it is me who recommend it


Oceanalieg April 17, 2012, 3:53 PM

I love this


Maija @ Maija's Mommy Moments April 18, 2012, 8:09 PM

Great post Cameron! My kids want to know if you were scared to be so high?


Cam April 19, 2012, 6:01 AM

No. I wasnt really scared. My grandma would be. :)


Karin April 22, 2012, 12:14 PM

Thanks for sharing this experience Cameron, looks like a great way to see Egypt!


Sherrie Guthrie May 7, 2012, 10:59 AM

Thats so cool ! i just learned about Egpyt, that would be so cool to actually go there ! 


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