Out and About
balloons ready

Second week of July at Buda:
in the early morning balloons sometimes pass overhead. These are part of a ballooning festival that takes place in Todi. This year, one landed in the field below our house.

balloon balloon  
balloon rising

We met the Irish team, helped them deflate the balloon and invited them in for tea. This was the balloon team of Robin Mercer of Belfast. The balloon itself was used in the Bond film, "Once Is Not Enough". Robin invited us to fly and several of us took him up on his offer. These are some pictures I made from the air going south over Todi.

balloon with pool  
view of Todi
land from balloon land from balloon  
land from balloon
balloon landing balloon landing  


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