UAE boasts Middle Easts largest hot-air balloon

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BOB is a third addition to the hot-air balloon fleet of Balloon Adventures Emirates, a company specializing in hot-air balloon tours in the Emirates, now can carry 70 to 80 people up to the horizon.

Gliding through UAE skies, BOB can entertain its riders to up to an hour in the air depending on changing weather and wind conditions.

A group of journalists and photographers were given the privilege to experience the balloon early morning making it the official recognition of being Middle East’s largest balloon.

“It’s very peaceful. When you live in Dubai it’s always noisy. It was really soothing to have silence, apart from the flame burning. Amazing sight and I recommend it highly,’ the British reporter, Steven Bond, said.

Fellow media representative, Musfir Khawaja, said he loved the cool breeze above the deserts.

“The flight was really nice. We liked the breeze towards the end. A bit of fog though, I was hoping I could see a lot of more stuff but anyway it was nice.”

Khawaja said he was mesmerized to see a full landscape of the desert.

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