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fracy February 12th, 2019 5:04am

Have you ever ridden a hot air balloon?

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EarlyBird Portland
02/12/19 7:16 pm

Yes. It’s overrated.

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Krystina Let Freedom Reign
02/17/19 11:32 pm

It’s just a nice, calm trip that’s really, really hot. You just float and, if I recall it was either $330 or $350 (over 2 decades ago). That’s a lot of dough just to float, IMO. It’s just not that thrilling and for that much money, I want something more.

EarlyBird Portland
02/18/19 12:47 am

It’s hot and noisy until you start drifting. From that point, it’s kinda boring.

missmorganmarie ...
02/18/19 4:07 am

oooh i didn't even think of it being hot! i think noisy would bother me too. and yea its still in the same price range as when you went. might scratch this one off my bucket list 😆😆 thanks!!

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
02/18/19 4:27 am

Yeah, I’m happy to have done it to be able to say I’ve done it and know what the experience was like. But, unless I had that much money just laying around to burn... not worth it. EB hit the nail on the head with the “kinda boring” assessment. You can go hang gliding for less money and that’s waaay more worth it, IMO, at least for those who like a bit of a rush like I do. 😁👍🏼

jmw7477 Indiana
02/12/19 11:49 am

Once when I was very little. It was just a straight up and down trip. My aunt took me. I was so freaked out that my knees were knocking loud enough for them to hear.

CudOfCow Oregon
02/12/19 1:41 am

Bucket list. Haha, pun intended!

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