Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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[photos] Flying with the Emerald City

As noted yesterday [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ], [info]the_child and I went flying with [info]elusivem in the good aerostat Emerald City. A good time was had by all, except possibly the balloon envelope.

Herewith are the photos...

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One intrepid flyer

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Another one, not quite like the other one

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Basket is out of the trailer

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Laying out the envelope

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Inflating the envelope

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It gets bigger

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The neighbors get theirs up

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Holding on

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Getting ready to fly

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Away we go!

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Up up up

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The view from the basket

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Looking up into the envelope from below

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Valley, NE, as we sail westward

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Chasing Celebration as she leads us on

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Cruising low over the Platte River

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Our shadow

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Flying through the corn as we land

As usual, more at the Flickr set.

Photos © 2011, Chantal Helgasen, B. Lake and Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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This work by Chantal Helgasen, B. Lake and Joseph E. Lake, Jr. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
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