Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Behold the red and gold of the sunset. This is Dubai at its most picturesque, when the sun leaves a shimmering blaze of dusk on sails as buildings, boats and bridges twinkle in the distance all around.
How high do hot air balloons fly?
The altitude record for hot air balloons is 22,000 feet. To fly this high, you need oxygen and special clothing. A pleasure hot air balloon flight can fly from treetop level to a few thousand feet high. The height of your balloon flight is dependent on the wind speed and direction.
“I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.”