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Old 06-01-2011, 06:18 PM   #1
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Episode 72: Orlando Balloon Rides (Video Available) - (06-01-2011 01:00 PM)

Podcast Description: PassPorter Moms Jennifer and Sara present this week's episode as a video (in addition to the usual audio), featuring a video footage from our recent adventure with Orlando Balloon Rides. You can see the balloons inflate, take off (with us in them), and soar over trees and lakes -- we even capture our own reflection in a pond at one point thanks to some daring, over-the-edge camera angles. Also the latest news, answers, and contest winner!

Special Guest: Jason Schulke is the Director of Business for, the largest passenger ride ride operator on the Eastern Seaboard. Orlando Balloon Rides provides Hot Air Balloon rides daily in the Orlando area.

Length: 0:32:47

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Great Podcast I loved Listening to it, then had to go back and watch the video D'OH as I had pulled up the podcast before the video was posted. Great Video. Wish we have Video Every week and that it would be pushed to iTunes. Youtube is great but sometimes offline viewing is nice too.

It Looks like you had a great time with Orlando Balloon Rides

Wait did I hear in the Podcast Correct that Disney Cruise Lines 2011 (9th Edition) Chapter 6 Ports of Call is 400 pages it self?

That would make Chapter 6 alone longer then the entirety of the Disney Cruise Lines 2010 (8th Edition) 340+ pages in the Guide book.

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love the video podcast Love the visual
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Loved the podcast though my connection kept shutting down. Great video!! Did I miss how I find the contest hint? I checked a couple of photos but no luck.
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loved the podcast - having trouble subscribing though. Help!
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ChipNDale -- it's not that Chapter 6 is over 400 pages, it's that the last page NUMBER in chapter 6 is over 400. So everything from Chapter 1-6 is over 400 pages, and then we add in chapter 7 and all the stuff that comes after it. It'll definitely be our biggest cruise guide ever.

Rahcco -- the contest hint can be SEEN in the video (look at what photo I'm showing in the video) in the first several minutes of the video podcast.

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Thanks Jennifer for Clearing that up. I knew that did not sound right with 400pages for just one chapter. I Can tell this is a BIG UPDATE and will be well worth the Wait! I can not wait for Episode 73 to see what you talk about next. Love the Cast its great!

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I’m catching up on the podcasts, as I’m so horribly behind it isn’t even funny.

Oh boy, I might need to at least look at the video you posted with this week’s podcast, but I am kind of afraid of heights (but not the kind of heights seen at Soarin’), and it also involves slight amounts of vertigo as well (especially in airplanes), which isn’t fun at all. I like what I heard about the Irish Balloonist’s Prayer from the Orlando Balloon Rides guy though, so I might be interested in doing it for that purpose!

As far as La Nouba seating, I would also say NEVER get front and center seats, because the aerial acts are so great that you really want to see it and not have to crane your neck. I have only seen 2 Cirque du Soleil shows (La Nouba and Kooza), and I have to say, I really love the aerial acts at La Nouba, they really make the show worth the ticket prices for those centrally-located seats.

If you are strapped for a podcast topic, I’d like to hear a podcast about doing things like Disney Parks as well as character meals alone, maybe even with an appearance by PrincessSharon to hear her tips on solo commando-style traveling? Dare I hope?


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