First balloon stop on this year’s summer walk-about was the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally. This is always a great rally that the town comes out and supports whole-heartedly. We had 3 great days of flying with many balloons being able to box back to the launch field each day. The winds didn’t cooperate for the…Continue Reading “Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally”
I just got around to downloading photos from my compact camera I fly with. Here are a couple from Sunday at Panguitch.
The days after the Salina rally went by quickly. All my plans to go somewhere scenic and focus on photography got set aside after K’Ehleyr sprained her leg. Sunday afternoon was an emergency trip to the vet in Richfield who was kind enough to take time away from his family on Father’s day to see…Continue Reading “Post Salina and Panguitch”
Rally number 3 just ended Sunday but since I’m a bit behind on my posts here are a couple of photos from rally number 2 in Panguitch, UT.
Panguitch balloon festival Winds didn’t look good at the start of the rally. The wind gusts during the pilot welcome dinner were extremely fast but things did seem to calm down during the evening. Panguitch sits in a valley just north and west of Bryce canyon and east of Saint George. There are no…Continue Reading “Panguitch Valley balloon rally”
We are getting ready for balloon rally season. Here in San Diego, ballooning is a year round activity but many places are limited by weather. For us summertime is time to get out of town, away from the coastal marine layers, inland high temperatures and tourists escaping the even higher temperatures of Arizona and enjoy…Continue Reading “On the road soon”
Panguitch balloon rally After a slow start leaving San Diego and a long slow drive we arrived in Panguitch during the pilot welcome dinner. After some food and good company we headed to the Blue Pine Motel to check in, shower and sleep. Friday morning was media day and with some gusty winds during the…Continue Reading “Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally”