Galena Illinois Hot Air Balloon Ride

13 years ago, I surprised my newlywed husband with a hot air balloon ride in Galena, Illinois.

A mini-honeymoon road trip led us to Galena, Illinois in 2008.  We knew we'd stop in the small town, therefore, I booked a hot air balloon ride.  This was a new adventure for both of us.

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The process from ground to air is an interesting one.

With all their ducks in a row and the perfect weather conditions, we're ready to take off.  It feels like a combination of a little Wizard of Oz and a little Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

Nerves start to build because this is a new adventure for me.  From my experience, nerves are a good thing because they remind me just how excited I am.  As we rise above the landscape, I feel nothing but peace and solitude as I admire Galena, Illinois.

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