Up, Up and Away…

Now I’ve done some high-flying things in my time (like jumping out of a perfectly good plane strapped to the front of a burly sky-diving instructor) but in reading Friday’s Metro, I was inspired to new heights by an article about the new Palletways Dragon balloon and its maiden flight over the town of Bath in Somerset. This photo encapsulates the birds-eye view from this glass-bottomed beauty:

I do not know which pair of feet belong to this intrepid Metro photographer but it looks to me like a breathtaking and slightly scary experience.  And forget the pony, I think I want one!

I’d also be looking for a bunch of brave souls (and perhaps a small windfall to cover the expense) to trip this light fantastic with me…

Any takers?

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