Are you familiar with the mobile game “Pokémon GO”? It’s one of the first (and certainly the most famous) mobile games that blends reality and virtuality, letting you hunt virtual monsters (Pokémons) in the real world. Team Rocket, kind of the antagonists in the game, try to steal back the Pokémons from the players. To [...]
On Thursday, June 25th, we were invited by Kubicek Balloons Deutschland to take part in the inauguration flight of their all new H&H Flüssiggas balloon – oh and what a wonderful evening that was! =) The new 6000m³ Kubicek BB60Z features inner silver coating in the top of the balloon for reduced fuel consumption and [...]
In mid June, we spent a nice week at Flaggl’s Apfelwirt at Stubenberg in Styria, Austria. Apart from relaxed countryside tours, we also did three balloon flights to explore the nice landscape from a higher perspective. If you’re ever on holidays in the Graz region, make sure to to drop by! Many thanks to the [...]
Lake Schwaltenweiher, just a stone’s throw away from our hometown, is certainly one of the most idyllic ponds in our region. The north-easterly winds of the last weeks invited us to do some evening fly-ins to the surroundings of Seeg, and this was probably the most beautiful one! :-) [...]
Unfortunately, as almost any other events this year, the Gas Balloon Cup at Gersthofen (originally scheduled for this weekend) has been cancelled. Nevertheless, we decided to take off from there last Thursday, with the plan to fly home to Seeg with our Gitzenweiler Hof Bodensee Balloon – and that worked very well, with a landing [...]
Two long months of being grounded are finally over! The Bavarian authorities have allowed airsports again, and now that the weather’s cooperating as well, we find ourselves back in the air. It was a long wait, but looking at the pictures, you can surely say it was worth it! [...]
It is with great sadness and disappointment we learn that we will not be flying the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett this year. In close consultation with the FAI and the Swiss organizing commitee of the 65th Coupe Aéroautique Gordon Bennett, the Aero Club of Poland has decided to postpone the 64th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon [...]
The passion of a lifetime: To behold the stunning beauty of our world like no one else, free like a bird, high in the sky, yet one with nature, using the oldest principle of flight known to man: Lighter than air.
No wings, no noise, no pressure… just serenity, just perfect bliss. At one with the elements… at one with yourself.
This is why we live A LIFE OF BALLOONING.