Friday, October 8, 2010

Hot Air Ballooning in Haute-Provence

The French word for a hot air balloon is a Montgolfière. It is so named in honour of two visionary brothers from South-East France who built the first balloon to carry passengers in 1783. Almost immediately hot air ballooning fell from favour. But today, just a stone's throw from its early roots, this low-carbon, highly pleasurable mode of transport is soaring again. Click here to read more.

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