Browsing: hot-air balloon

Source: Daily Mail Fedor Konyukhov flew around the world in a hot air balloon in 11 days – beating the last record by two days He began his trip from an airstrip near Northam, a town east of Perth, then headed east across South America   The 65-year-old battled with lack of sleep and freezing temperatures near the end of his historic trip  By ASSOCIATED PRESS and ASHLEIGH DAVIS FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO A Russian Orthodox priest has entered the record books after enduring 11 days of freezing temperatures and ferocious storms to become the fastest person to fly…