Greetings, fellow travelers! Today, we're thrilled to share the exhilarating experience of soaring high above the ancient city of Teotihuacan in our latest YouTube video, "Hot Air Ballooning Over Teotihuacan: Up, Up, and Away." Join us as we take you on a virtual journey through the skies, capturing the magic of this historic Mexican site from a unique perspective.
Our adventure began with the anticipation building an hour before our assigned take-off time. As we registered, signed waivers (not filmed, for obvious reasons), and skipped the offered coffee to avoid mid-air bathroom dilemmas, the excitement in the air was palpable. The bustling scene of balloons inflation around us felt like we were about to grow wings and embark on a magical journey.
The moment arrived, and we hopped into the basket, ready to take off for our epic trip over Teotihuacan. The sunrise painted the landscape with a red glow as we floated over the fields. Our fellow passengers, representing countries like Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica, added a diverse and special touch to the experience.
Approaching the pyramid complex, we found ourselves surrounded by other balloons, creating a surreal and awe-inspiring view. The contrasting play of the sun's glow and misty fog behind the pyramid was a visual spectacle, with the shadows of the balloons on the pyramid's side adding a touch of magic to the journey.
While the landing was a bit rough, clipping a tree and overshooting the soccer field, it added an adventurous twist to the experience. Unfortunately, we didn't capture the landing on film as the pilot instructed us to crouch down, but somehow we ended up on the trailer, ready for a celebratory cup of bubbly.
After a half-hour journey back to home base, we enjoyed a traditional breakfast, reminiscing about the incredible adventure we just had. It's truly amazing how a hot air balloon ride can turn a visit to Teotihuacan into an unforgettable experience, leaving us with memories that will last a lifetime.
And just like that, our hot air balloon journey over Teotihuacan came to an end, leaving us with a profound appreciation for the grandeur of this ancient city.
If you ever find yourself in Mexico, we highly recommend adding this magical experience to your bucket list. Check out our YouTube video, hit that like button, subscribe, and join us on more high-flying adventures! Until next time, happy travels!
Francisco and Antonieta, your hosts