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Photo Essay – Hot Air Ballooning Over Lake Tahoe


Last August I had the pleasure of visiting Lake Tahoe to view a commercial shoot for While I was there I had the chance to go hot air ballooning over Lake Tahoe with Lake Tahoe Balloons. They are the only hot air ballooning company in the world that does takeoffs and landings on the water. It was a great morning with some of the best views you’ll ever see from a balloon.

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  1. Erika says:

    What a stunning landscape. And is that what you call an “aircraft carrier”? ;)

  2. Cal says:

    I went Hot Air Ballooning for the first time last year. It’s a totally magical experience. Loved it!

  3. Li Kruse says:

    Absolutely fabulous! I really love that you’ve got some pictures of the crew working too and the pictures with shadows of the balloon. The scenery is just stunning!!!

  4. suki says:

    wow, that looks amazing! i’d love to try that some day. :)

  5. Cam says:

    Now that’s a landing pad! Looks fun.

  6. Dean says:

    I’d love to go hot air ballooning, it looks like a great experience. It would be a bit scary landing on water though!

  7. nikki wynn says:

    This looks very cool! We have done a hot air balloon ride, but not over water. Great pics!

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