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15 March 2015: I will certainly miss the sound of burners blasting and the colourful array of balloons during my morning paddle. What a fantastic finale to the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. Despite the early wind the balloons launched from Old Parliament House and drifted over LBG saying their final hoorah to all those who ventured out during the spectacular. The pilots have put on such an amazing display showcasing their craft, skill and expertise and I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed this event from a waters perspective. Most mornings I had balloons drifting by the nose of my kayak and on occasion, I was towed along the surface of Lake Burley Griffin. Words cannot describe the daily visual delight that we have been treated to over the last week and I look forward to what the balloonists have install for next year.
14 March 2015: It has been such a wonderful experience. Canberra is one of the best locations as this event provides the ever happy balloonist’s the opportunity to put on a stunning display. Crowds can easily line the shore lines and see this spectacular from so many different angles, whether it be from the shoreline or from a water perspective….. and just think, it’s all happens right on our front door step and it totally free.
What an amazing balloon spectacular it has been and this morning didn’t disappoint. There were hot air balloons drifting on the waters of LBG and a multitude balloons floating overhead as well, with some only one a metre away me. This has been one of the best events I have ever experienced!
Doesn’t get any better than this!
12 March 2015: Balloons were drifting on the water’s surface, balloons were floating in the sky and it true style the balloons light up the morning sky!
What a sensational display again by the pilots who took to the sky for the Canberra Balloon Spectacular this morning. The every happy balloonist’s attitude is so infectious and you immediately see that they thoroughly enjoy putting on a wonderful display for everyone who lines the shores or for those who take to the waters of Lake Burley Griffin.
What a morning!