Breathtaking views captured over Ipswich with Floating Images

RACQ journalist Jessica Wilson takes a trip in a hot air balloon to see stunning views from 2000 feet up...
Jessica Wilson, Reporter

Waking up before sunrise may not be everyone’s idea of a relaxing Sunday morning but it was worth it to experience the breathtaking views over Ipswich from a hot air balloon.

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights is the closest ballooning experience to the Brisbane CBD and Chief Pilot Graeme Day has an intimate knowledge of the region’s weather, history and geography.

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After being picked up from the Ipswich Country Motel we helped Graeme and his team to set up and inflate the balloon and, before I knew it, we were airborne.

After a tranquil hour of unforgettable views over Somerset and the Scenic Rim as the world beneath us slowly awakened, we gently touched down and assisted in packing up the balloon before heading back to the motel for breakfast with Graeme and the other passengers.

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Jessica Wilson Reporter
Jessica Wilson writes for RACQ Living www.racq.com.au/living

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