Ballooning in the Outback of Australia

 

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Nothing like starting the day with an early morning balloon ride. Rising before dawn and leaving our motel room in Alice Springs Australia we never knew what adventure awaited us. 

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Located in the middle of Australia,  Alice Springs is one of the larger towns in the Northern Territory. Sporting a population of about 25,000, Alice is one of the largest cities in Australia, no town come close to it’s  population for over a thousand miles.

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Firing up the burners, we launch just as the sun rises over the horizon.

 

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Floating high above the desert below.

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balloon toddy

 

Early morning balloonride

 

The out back lies below, because of the quiet, the wildlife never notice we are above them, as a result hundreds of birds, kangaroos, and other wildlife can be observed.

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Back on the ground, it’s time to pack the balloon for the next ride. Afterwards a champagne brunch and back to the motel for a nap.

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 The author has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature, landscapes and studying native cultures. Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt, the Canary Islands, much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hardcover and Ebooks, and contact information: please check his website, http://www.journeysthrulife.com.

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A small town traveler finds adventure and intrigue while investigating a new found spirituality. Learning self-discovery, and new age thought the author ventures on a journey to the outback of Australia where he learns the ways of the aborigines and in the process discovers a new way of life. Less Beginning in America’s heartland follow the author into a foreign land and culture, travel to the outback of Australia and discover the ways and teachings of the Australian aborigine. Discover with the author a journey of self-discovery and of a way of life and culture that is slowly being forgotten and lost.

Available in both hard copy and ebook format.

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