I’m not writing on any new topic today. Today’s article is a repurposed one. Though, the expectations were not met on this expedition.
On 22nd, 23rd and 24th of November, a Hot Air Balloon Festival was held in Police line Race Course/ Ground/ Stadium or whatever you call it.
The fees were as follows-
₹1800/ two people
₹2800/ four people and so on.
As a student, I knew that I wouldn’t be able to afford the first ticket. So I thought to find a friend. Most of my friends declined as we all knew that exams were approaching. I too knew it but I didn’t want to lose the opportunity.
Finally, one of my friend was ready and we decided to meet there. We further planned to persuade two people along with us, as it’s obvious, students are the most enthusiastic community on this planet.
Unfortunately, due to some concerns, I can’t reveal her name or any other part of identity.
What we found there was disgusting. The coordinator at the ticket counter told me that the height to which the parachute would be sent to was just a hundred meters. Moreover, the duration was also going to be just five minutes, ceteris paribus.
Only three parachutes were to be found. Families were no more than a dozen.
The money to be spent wasn’t worth it. The planned was dropped after a short deliberation.
We instead got our pictures clicked at the Race Course Ground.
I don’t have my camera and other apparatus at the hostel, so I use my smartphone more often. What kind of camera I’m using never bothers me from my photography.
All the following pictures are clicked using SamsungJ8.
|En route Race Course Stadium, I stopped at Astley Hall, near Gandhi Park to have Bun Tikki, a local delicacy.|
|Bun Tikki will cost you approximately ₹30.|
|Banner of the Hot Air Balloon Festival.|
|The basket of the hot air balloon in which one is supposed to be seated.|
|The deflated envelope of the Hot Air Balloon lying on the ground.|
|I got my picture clicked while being seated on the chair at the area designated for the spectators from a stranger child standing over there.|