Lastly gotten over my El Nido, Palawan journey with occasional separation anxiousness on my island dwelling within the Philippines as a result of the little miss is an island woman by coronary heart. As quickly as I arrived in Dubai final Nov. 28, hustling and grinding continued and you’ll certainly be excited on a couple of upcoming Dubai posts as a result of the occasions I went to for the previous weeks are waaaay excessive and even ticked of some of my bucket lists – one in all them is using a scorching air balloon.
MY HOT AIR BALLOON EXPERIENCE IS BETTER THAN YOURS…
I might have waited for a visit to Turkey for a scorching air balloon journey however with Land Rover‘s invite to hop on one and fly with our new falcon mates, I could not say no. However wait, what? FLY WITH THE FALCONS?
On Land Rover’s MYLAND Falconry World-First Expertise , we flew with ‘Bomber’ , a six-month outdated falcon born in Europe and was skilled to fly and work together with people right here in Dubai. The falcons had been skilled in another way and in the event you want to see and perceive the journey, you may watch this video:
These falcons work together with people very nicely and had been even skilled on the right way to fly with scorching air balloons. I am fairly positive you know the way a lot they’re very delicate with gentle, sound, and warmth however with their intensive coaching from Royal Shaheen, they obtained used to it as people do.
Our flight was taken cared of Balloon Adventures Dubai, the world’s most skilled scorching air balloon firm so you probably have been questioning if we ever had any issues with touchdown again to the desert, we did not.
I took a couple of pictures from my digital camera and this is how our day went:
From Meydan Lodge, a couple of Land Rover 4X4 models took us to Margham Desert. It was a little bit foggy at round 6:45am so we needed to rapidly cease on the nearest gasoline station. Security first, that is what our pilots stated they usually additionally like for us to totally see all the pieces within the desert.
We had a really fast briefing on what to do when boarding the balloon and security suggestions throughout touchdown. You will not imagine it however all the pieces went very easily, a few of those that have tried scorching air balloon rides even stated it was the most secure rides that they had. Effectively, we’re on board the world’s most skilled scorching air balloon firm so I suppose that ought to clarify it.
Whereas using the balloon, I used to be capable of take these photographs (that I am fairly proud to showcase) from a 50mm lens:
|‘Bomber’ the falcon, the star of Land Rover’s MYLAND Falconry expertise|
We landed protected and sound, no tipping over and even obtained the possibility to speak to ‘Bomber’ and have a couple of photograph op, she’s tremendous chill.
|Photograph by Land Rover MENA|
Proper after the journey, we had been capable of take pleasure in a connoisseur breakfast full with hand-cut smoked salmon, caviar, bread choice and contemporary fruits in one of many fanciest desert camps in Dubai. We had been then transported again to our primary vans through a classic 1950’s Land Rover.
So why am I sharing this? As a result of you can also take pleasure in this final scorching air balloon expertise as I did on this epic journey!
TRY IT FOR YOURSELF!
What you’ll get in the event you e book the world’s first scorching air balloon falconry present:
- Decide-up and drop off from the place you might be staying in Dubai
- You get to expertise a world first – fly with the world’s quickest animal (skilled by one of the best falcon trainers) on a scorching air balloon by the world’s most skilled scorching air balloon firm
- Take pleasure in a connoisseur breakfast on the fanciest 5-star desert camp
- A drive in a classic 1950’s Land Rover
|Photograph by Land Rover MENA|
Permit me to finish this put up with my largest thanks to Land Rover MENA for the invite and for ticking one in all my bucket lists. Please do comply with them on their social networks for any updates:
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I used to be invited to this occasion by Land Rover MENA, opinion and photographs are my very own except acknowledged within the caption.