Instagram post 2219296531974824533_7030070967 Fun on the other side of the Alps! 🪂🙃🪂
Nobody told the air in Italy that we are in January, and we played in it for way more time than I thought it would be possible in the middle of the Winter! Thank you, magic Cavallaria! ✨🌟✨ .
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#goparagliding #other_prespective #paraglidinglife #flyozone #ozonem7 #otvadventures #timetoplay #meetthemoment #xcflying #ivrea #cavallaria #dragonflyfliesaway 20/01
Instagram post 2213493273171733011_7030070967 Whoohoo! ✋🤚
Flying into the weekend, like it’s Summer! 🪂
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#sonyalpha6000 📸
Instagram post 2213060600498231396_7030070967 Well, I left this crazy colorful place and am now back under the heavy stratus of Geneva 😭. Thankfully, I did play a bit with my camera during my trip to Summer and got a few good memories out of it! 🙌🏞
This beautiful pool (created by a dam) was just above our house. And I sat still on its shore a couple of times in hopes I would catch interesting animals on camera. I was even there at 6, in my pajamas on our last day, but all I saw were a couple of noisy ducks swimming and flying around the pool (and I am pretty sure the entire Western Cape heard them, they weren’t particularilly hard to spot). Oh well! 😜🤷‍♀️
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Instagram post 2209006968882855600_7030070967 Finally a day I feel really good about! I didn’t fly that far, but I felt at ease during the entire flight! 🧘‍♀️ No crazy wind to break thermals into a million pieces, no crazy wind to flee away from as fast as I can, no crazy wind blowing me to and fro above the field I want to land in. Life is better when the wind is acting reasonable! 🪂🌬
📸 from this morning’s launch above Piketberg, ZA. .
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#thewesterncape
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Instagram post 2207214151797817858_7030070967 Yesterday was not flyable, so we found other things to do. The guys chose to go on a safari or stay home, and I went on a hike. I was hoping I would see a few local wild beasts, but all I saw were pigeons, insects and spiders... so many spiders! 🦗🕸🐜
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#Womenwhoexplore #Mountainbabes #Shewhoexplores #thewesterncape
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#southafricanskies #AboutSouthAfrica #beautifulafrica #🇿🇦 #dragonflyhikesaway 12/19
Instagram post 2206178569776579266_7030070967 I bombed out today. 🤷‍♀️ Though I am feeling a bit frustrated about it now, I just couldn’t get really excited during the flight. The forecast announced quite a lot of wind, and that kind of put a lid on my willingness to fight to stay up. My mind was not completely in it and I lost the battle to stay airborne. 🪂
Oh, and I flew a grand total of 3km in 1 hour! 🤘😄
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#waterfallsofinstagram #shewhoexplores #thewesterncape
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#AboutSouthAfrica #beautifulafrica #🇿🇦
#dragonflyfliesaway 12/19
Instagram post 2205462390607034050_7030070967 How do you get a bunch of pilots to jump into their harnesses and take off in an inversion layer? 🪂
Easy: you fly over them, yelling “do you plan on flying today or what?!”
This guy came from above us this morning and got everyone off the launch in less time than it takes to say “Nananananère” 🤣👋
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#dragonflyfliesaway 12/19
Instagram post 2204629693403947186_7030070967 Tricky conditions up there allow for a good meal and a solid nap down here. Vacations can be pretty hard, so I’m not complaining about the down time! 😉
I bombed out on the second flying day of my stay in South Africa. 🤷‍♀️ We left home with a 100k flight plan. 😎 I took it down a notch when I was swept by a strong lee wind on launch. 😖 Once in the air, I settled for a dart flight straight to Porterville. (maybe about 10k away?) 😫 Eventually, I did not even manage to get that far and chose a field with a tree to fold my wing in the shade. 😂 Goals change, I should get used to it!
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#dragonflyfliesaway 12/19
Instagram post 2204035642728140571_7030070967 We didn’t fly today, it was way to windy! 🌬We went all the way up to the take off only to look at disapointed comp pilots launch into a bumpy, sketchy sky (the pre PWC task was cancelled). But I found a waterfall at the foot of the mountain and lived my best shower gel commercial fantasy, so I am calling the day a win! 🌺💁‍♀️🌺
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#dragonflydoesntflyaway 12/19
Thanks for the 📸, Axel!
Instagram post 2203297702251175904_7030070967 Today was a good first day! We flew in the flat lands. Thermals were quite strong and I didn’t feel much like letting go of my breaks to take photos. But I flew my biggest FAI yet, and took the best the sky had to offer today, so even if I don’t have much to show for it, today was a great day! .
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 #paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #amazing_paragliding #paraglidingram #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #aerialphotography #thewesterncape @thewesterncape
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Instagram post 2202562330231632575_7030070967 Welcome to South Africa! I didn’t fly today, the non-existing take off kinda messed up my mojo. And I love my Crocs, but I was not prepared to hike in them, should I have bombed out far away from a road. There is a saying in French that has unfortunately become my motto: « quand on a pas de tête, on a des jambes », i.e. if you don’t have a head, you better have legs. But what the heck do you do if you forgot your shoes? 🤷‍♀️
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#dragonflydoesntflyaway 12/19
📸: @jacob.nicolas
Instagram post 2196135244440908285_7030070967 Sometimes I fancy myself a talented (iPhone) photographer. 😎
And sometimes I shoot pics at random over my shoulder. 🤓
Turns out I might be most talented when not looking at the screen of my camera! 😅
📸 taken this Saturday, pressing all the buttons on my phone with gloves, backwards and over my head. 👸
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#dragonflyfliesaway 12/19
Instagram post 2191597868192384524_7030070967 Do you ever forget stuff when you step out of the house? 🤔 
Forgetting things is kind of part of who I am, I have always been a bit of a scatterbrain. 🤷‍♀️ So, more often than not, I reach launch only to find that I forgot part of my gear! Nothing to fret over if it is only a hat, socks or extra snacks. I won’t freak out either if I am not launching for a long XC flight and I forgot my shoes, my flight instruments, or my pants (true stories, though I felt more naked without my vario than when freezing my butt off in a miniskirt). Heck, I even forgot my actual glider one evening (and hitchhiked my way down with my empty backpack 💪😅). But after leaving essentials at the hotel two freaking days in a row on my last XC trip, I knew I had to turn my life around! (I had no jacket on the first day, no peeing system on the second). So I made... a LIST! There are 30 items total and guess what: over the span of my short pilot life, I have forgotten each of them at least once (most many, many times)! And it only now occured to me to make a *list*! 😂👍
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Instagram post 2190976506214036910_7030070967 Between the weather being really petty on the weekends, the sun setting at about 1:30 PM (or so it feels like) and a general lack of motivation to get my lazy butt off my cosy couch, I am not getting a whole lot of flying done these days. 🌨🤷‍♀️ I have basically been cramming a whole year’s worth of couch potatoe-ing into the month of November. 😎
It’s all about balance, right? ⚖️🤷‍♀️
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #birbilling #birbillingparagliding #paraglidinglife #flybgd #advanceparagliders #instaclouds #cloudstagram #instatravel #travelgram #otvadventures #shareyourparadise #mountaingirls #girlgetoutside #girlswhoadventure #salomonwmn #indiatravelgram #himachalpradesh #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2187893488989514279_7030070967 Flashback to that time I signed up for a local competiotion to mix things up a bit. The air was super stable, and my vario forgot all the waypoints when I turned it on on launch. I sent the ok message to the task organizer hiked down with a couple of friends and then launched into the green! I just couldn’t cope with the stress of handling instruments, listening to everyone stressing out about the conditions and the steep slope I was supposed tu run on while not holding anyone else back for take off 🤷‍♀️ Next year, I will try to work on being in the right state of mind and accepting the stress and surprises before a flight! 💪
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #aerialphotography #teamalpsfreeride #grandvillard #paysdenhaut #ig_fribourg #myromandie #niviuk #niviukartik5 #lematinphoto #20minphoto #paraglidingworld #vanilblanc #inlovewithswitzerland #fribourgregion #your60seconds #goparagliding #fribourgmonamour #paraglidinglife #dragonflyfliesaway 06/18
Instagram post 2187392377967022699_7030070967 Currently in Spain and grounded, so this feels like a good time for a throw back to the last time I was grounded in Spain (for completely different reasons 🙃), but pretending I could fly. 😆🐥
📸 by @jacob.nicolas .
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#parawaiting #parawaitinginstyle #shareyourparadise 
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Instagram post 2185798640342043280_7030070967 Hike & fly season is upon us! ⛄️🥾
I used to hike quite a bit. And climb (although badly). And swim regularily. I have never been a sports junkie, but I was putting some half hearted efforts into various physical activities. All of that has now gone through the window, and I only willingly move my butt if there is a chance I could be rewarded with a flight at the end! I also take up running about four times a year (and never stick to it), but even then, most of my motivation lays in knowing it will help me become more endurant in flight and lighter footed on those autumn hike & fly outings! 🤷‍♀️😇
📸 from this Sunday 🌤
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #paraglidinggirls #paraglidinglove #flylikeagirl #hiking #hikeandfly #hikelikeagirl #wanderlust #adventure #HikeVibes #impulsehiking #salomonwmn #girlgetoutside #neverstopexploring #wanderwomeninc #pointedesurcou #massifdesbornes #myauvergnerhonealpes #hautesavoiexperience #savoiehautesavoie #lesalpesfr #destination2savoies #dragonflyhikesandfliesaway 11/19
Instagram post 2182983971524895370_7030070967 Whoopsie daisy! 🙈
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#groundhandling #paraglidinglife #goparagliding #weliveparagliding #amazing_paragliding #20minphoto #other_prespective #paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #paraglidinglove #VisitGeneva #igersgeneva #ig_geneva #weliveparagliding #myromandie #unlimitedswitzerland #loves_united_switzerland #igersswiss #Ig_switzerland #lematinphoto #inLOVEwithSWITZERLAND #OTVadventures #aerodyne #aerodynefeex #acolorstory #topswitzerlandphoto #paradelta 
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#iPhone5s 📸
Instagram post 2181580699794919140_7030070967 At the end of my very first XC flight a few years ago, I landed on the bank of the Rhône pictured here. I had decided to fly as far as I could and it was an exhilarating feeling to launch without knowing where I would land (I mean, you never really know whether you will land at the LZ, but that time, I just didn’t know where I would end up at all). A few years later, whenever I get ready on a take off to fly “as far as I can” the excitement is still the same! 🐥
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Instagram post 2180898805260381972_7030070967 “If we run uphill really fast and then make a U-turn, we can TOTALLY take off!” 👍🤣 .
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#hikeandfly #volrando #hikemoreworryless #impulsehiking #paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #goparagliding #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #paraglidinglife  #weliveparagliding #other_prespective #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #saleve #visitgeneva #flyozone #ozonealpina3 #groundhandling #mountainview #supair #savoiehautesavoie #destination2savoies #myauvergnerhonealpes #montsdegeneve #dragonflyhikesaway #dragonflyfliesaway 08/19
Instagram post 2180190438132891232_7030070967 I loved hiking through the forest in Himachal Pradesh. 🌲🌲🌲
Underneath the trees, I found familiar smells and colors and I felt at home. And whenever I got a peak out of the forest, it was like peeping through an open window on another world! Behind the first range of mountains towered 6000 meters high giants; away from the protecting shade of the pine trees, lizards and snakes were working on their tan amongst colorful rocks; and through the leaves and creepers, I caught glimpses of hundreds of colorful gliders, zooming over the jungle. 🏔🦎🎈 I totally felt like I was Mowgli, visiting Narnia! 🚪
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#hiking #hikelikeagirl #idhikethatcrew #wanderlust #mountainview #HikeVibes #impulshiking 
#adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #himachalpradesh #thejunglebook #himalaya #himslayas #explorehimalayas #explorehimachal #sheexplores #sheisnotlost #mountaingirls #radgirlslife #salomonwmn #girlgetoutside #wanderwomeninc #girlswhoadventure #mountainvibes #merveillesdesmontagnes #trekthehimalayas #dragonflyhikesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2179029427757529210_7030070967 Pop quiz: should you land before or after you start hearing thunder coming from advancing storms? 🤨 
If you ask this guy, there are several correct answers! 🙈⛈
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Instagram post 2177896805992228621_7030070967 Flying logistics used to be easier during the good flying season than during Winter: sunny days meant less clothes to put on, no worrying about having to dry drenched equipment, and easy car rides (no snow)! Easy, peasy! ✌️😄
Now that I am getting the hang of cross country flying, Hammertags and good forecasts mean figuring out how to dress for all seasons in one day (from super hot down in the valley, to freezing cold when flying high), still drying drenched equipment (guys have it easier than I do in that department 😅), and crazy retrieve parties! 🚗⛰
📸: flashback to earlier this year, about to cross over Lake Annecy.
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #paraglidinglife #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #ilakeannecy #sourcesdulacdannecy #annecymountains #ifeelin #massifdesbauges #radiomontblanc #savoiehautesavoie #rocdesboeufs #splendid_mountains #igersfrance #myauvergnerhonealpes #savoiemontblanc #destination2savoies #lesalpesfr #mountainview #aerialphotography #flyozone #ozonedelta3 #dragonflyfliesaway 06/19
Instagram post 2177227692255316122_7030070967 Current mood: rebooting. 🧘‍♀️
Since I came back from paradise on earth, the weather has been moody, and I have not fought the change of pace that came with it. I am getting my glider revised and my variometer fixed, and I have fallen out of my usual routine. It feels nice to hit pause, once in a while, but I feel that I am becoming a bit antsy. 🐜🐜🐜
It’s time to turn it on, grab my running shoes and start playing outside again! 📸: @jacob.nicolas 🙏
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust  #girlgetoutside #paraglidinggirls #paraglidingpixies #timetoplay #salomonwmn #radgirlslife #girlswhoadventure #outdoorwomen #womenwhoexplore #sheisnotlost #sheexplores #andshesdopetoo #wanderwomeninc #paraglidinglife #flyozone #ozonealpina3 #korteldesign #teamalpsfreeride #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2161138597252314994_7030070967 Flying through clouds ☁️☁️☁️
I got a lift up the side of a castellanus today! 🙈🤩
Instagram post 2160388447257037527_7030070967 Today we flew up to 4500! 🏔 I could have gone higher: the lifts were there and many pilots were hopping from one to the other. But rocks and snow are definitely not an environment I feel comfortable in, so as I saw 4444 pop up on my vario, I headed straight back to the first ridge! 😅 Today’s goal was to fly high, and this was high enough! North India is a really wonderful place: starting from the first ridge in front of flatlands, you can fly up to the highest mountains! 💛
⏩ link in bio for a full account of the dayin French by the hubby.
📸 from yesterday as today’s all came out blurry! 😭
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #aerialphotography #birbilling #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2159676736564749598_7030070967 I flew my first 100k of the season today, yay! I met eagles for the first time in India (three handsome creatures who nicely shared a thermal with me), 🦅 and in a pack of 50 vultures and other birds! 😱 I thought it was mayhem above the paragliding take off until I saw the state of the vultures’ launching place! 🚗🚚🚙
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#paragliding #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #paraglidinglove #weliveparagliding  #amazing_paragliding #flylikeagirl #adventure #wanderlust #mountainview #aerialphotography #birbilling #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2158921987699545988_7030070967 A couple of days ago, we hiked up to a small temple dedicated to Hanuman. 
We did not see any monkey then. But today, the mountain hosting the temple was full of them! They did not seem to mind the hundreds of colorful gliders lurking over them, and hopped happily under us! 
Link in bio for a full account of today’s flight and meals. (yes, the food here is just as good as the flying; I just cannot get over it!) .
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#instatravel #travelgram #india #himachalpradesh #hanuman #outdoorwomen #dragonflyhikesaway #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2158228338057819751_7030070967 Bir, Himachal Pradesh 🏡
I am really enjoying my stay in this little village in Northern India so far. The food is incredibly tasty and vegan-friendly, the flying is great, people are easy-going, the dogs are lovely, and did I mention the incredibly tasty food!? 🍛🥟🍲
I had a great day today, even though, flying-wise, it was a bit of a bummer. I could not get in the zone, and after I climbed to the top of the ridge, I decided to leave it and head straight to the landing place; it just wasn’t my day 🤷‍♀️. But on the ground, I felt content and quite happy. I met a couple of pilots, finished the book I was reading and drank about 5 liters of ginger lemon tea. I feel well rested for tomorrow’s adventures! 😄
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#paragliding #parapente #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #flylikeagirl #birbilling #himachalpradesh #ommanipadmehum #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2157412782840980096_7030070967 Today we took a break from flying and went on a small trek. I love how we can call hikes “treks” around here; they sound like adventures! 🐒🌳🏃‍♀️
So we trekked from Billing’s launch site to a Hanuman temple higher up in the mountain, and then back to Bir. We got lost quite a few times, saw exotic birds and snakes, did not pack enough food or water; at the end of the day it actually was quite the adventure! 😎
⏩link in my bio for today’s adventures in French.
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#hiking #hikelikeagirl #idhikethatcrew #wanderlust #adventure #mountainview #HikeVibes #impulshiking #himachalpradesh #birbilling #outdoorwomen #radgirlslife #mountaingirls #girlswhoadventure #girlgetoutside #mountainvibes #neverstopexploring #instatravel #travelgram #dragonflyhikesaway 10/19
📸 by @jacob.nicolas
Instagram post 2157406814497382455_7030070967 Yesterday was a day full of monkeys! 🐒 
On launch in the morning, cloudbase was below us. I tried to find a way to the top of the ridge, climbing through trees and clouds; it did not work. But it was time well spent: I spotted a tribe of several dozens monkeys! Not a sight I am used to in the Alps! 🙈
As we landed early (because of overdeveloppments - again), we visited a nearby town and found these little guys hanging around! They made my day! 🐵 🐒🐒🐒
Instagram post 2156761058505414773_7030070967 @jacob.nicolas ‘s photo from yesterday is just too good not to share! This big bird was flying right behind his glider, using its drag to rest! Vultures around here do not seem fazed by the hundreds of pilots invading their airspace. They fly really close to us and often join us in thermals when they see us rising; they don’t even try to find their own lifts, away from us tourists! 🦅
Instagram post 2156038084135736855_7030070967 Indian landscapes 😍
Everywhere you look there is something to see, hear or smell! On every ridge, there is a village with children cheering you on. The forests are made of many different trees and smell of santal wood. Who knew that paradise was really only just a few hundred meters above the earth? .
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#paragliding #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #palampur #parapente #gleitschirmfliegen #gleitschirm #wanderlust #ommanepadmehum #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2155287187889767452_7030070967 Today’s flight was shorter than I would have liked, but it was higher than I could have hoped! I flew up to 4000 meters for the first time in my life (I had never dared to in the Alps)! When the friendly clouds started to get bigger and darker, I cut the fun short and hurried to the landing zone. As I was gliding down to the valley, my shadow and my rainbow kept me company once again! ☁️🌈☁️
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#paragliding #birbilling #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #parapente #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #brokenspecter #glory #circularrainbow #weloveparagliding #himachalpradesh #flylikeagirl #ommanepadmehum #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2154506746270138254_7030070967 Today’s flight was one of the most magical I ever had the chance to experience. 
I patiently climbed my way to about 1000 meters above cloud base, slowly gaining height between the ridge and the whimsy clouds, and then I glided down to the flats on a gentle white cotton candy slope! Friendly vultures kept me company, and my shadow hopped behind me in its own circular rainbow. That’s the stuff dreams are made of, and I feel incredibly grateful to get to live them! 🥰☁️🌈
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#paragliding #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #flyozone #ozonezeno #weloveparagliding #birbilling #birbillingparagliding #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2153857532435528740_7030070967 Landing in Bir, just in time to meet the hubby, who flew twice the distance I did in more or less the same time. 😄if following birds around was not the most efficient flying strategy around home, it definitely isn’t either in India! But the local vultures were the most chill guys I ever flew with, I wanted to be part of their squad! 🦅
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#paragliding #parapente #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #gleitschirm #gleitschirmfliegen #flyozone #ozonezeno #birbilling #birbillingparagliding #himachalpradesh #dragonflyfliesaway 10/19
Instagram post 2153139946739613101_7030070967 After two planes and a 6 hour drive, we arrived in Bir, India! Today, we caught up on some sleep. Tomorrow, we will check out the place from above 😄
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#paragliding #birbilling #parapente #paraglidinglife #paraglidinglove #india #dragonflydoesntflyaway 10/19
Instagram post 2148217949039458737_7030070967 Some pilots have mastered the cobra technique and look like skilled snake masters on launch.
I am still perfecting the wacky car dealership inflatable tube guy technique myself, and am getting pretty good at it, if I may say! 😎🙋‍♀️
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Instagram post 2147407313194491767_7030070967 You may see this as a sky half full. I chose to see it as a sky half empty; I’m an optimist like that! 😋 
I was hopping in and out of clouds and lost sight of the mountains a couple of time (oups! 🙈). Thinking of the sky as half empty and frantically checking my gps is what kept me sane during these incredibly long seconds! 😅
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