Daily Archives: July 12, 2007

Lawn Chair Ballooning vs. Commercial Air Flight

You may have heard about the guy who flew 193 miles in a lawn chair tied to 105 helium balloons.  Turns out, he’s not a lone wacko. This form of transportation, called cluster ballooning, is  increasingly popular.

Clearly, the question a reponsible travel blogger must answer is whether cluster ballooning might be a reasonable alternative to commercial air travel in terms of cost, comfort, convenience, service and environmental considerations.

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