It was in 1993 on this very day, the 14th of August, when I fulfilled myself my biggest dream to date: My first flight in a balloon. Coming from a family without any background in ballooning, things hadn’t been too easy for me, and I had put aside the money for the flight all by [...]
After the beautiful flight on Thursday evening, the wind speed increased again, forcing the LMAB organisation to cancel all flights on Friday morning, Friday evening and Saturday morning. So finally, we found the time to have a great party with our nice campsite neighbours from Slovenia… with a magnificent sunset, lots of beer, delicious snacks [...]
The last 24 hours have just been amazing! On Wednesday afternoon, we had a stroll through the town centre of Metz, including a visit to the impressive cathedral. In the evening, we could finally resume flying, with the new world record of 408 balloons taking off within one hour from the air base of Chambley. [...]
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.