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 [...]
Often have adventurers like Richard Branson or Bertrand Piccard described ballooning as a wonderful metaphor of life. Facebook user Ciel D’opale, a French balloonist, has now published a touching poem, and we have translated it for you :-) One day, my child, you will be a pilot. Pilot of your life. Life is a [...]
Finding ourselves in this strange and surreal situation we’re all facing does have its good sides, too – you finally get to do all the stuff that’s been neglected for months ;-) So, here’s a little video from our Alpine Crossing we did half a year ago, on October 4th, from Germany to Italy, crossing [...]
So, here’s another one from last week… a beautiful morning flight in our lovely region. For the moment, we stay grounded, as it is not certain if authorities would appreciate us flying around during the lockdown. Nevertheless, there’s enough to do, while we keep enjoying the nice weather from the ground :-) [...]
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.