Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ever wondered how hotels are maintained

Travelling is real fun – visiting country to country and place to place. One rally has hectic schedules when visiting a place because the time and budget are always the major constraints. And when one hits the bed in a hotel, one sleeps like a dead horse till next morning.

But only if the hotel is clean, well-stocked with necessary provisions, toiletries and bed linens. Unless a hotel room and the hotel itself is clean, the entire enjoyment goes for a big not. Although keeping hotels clean and comfortable is the sole responsibility of the hotel management, it is the hotel goods suppliers at the back of the scene that make the difference.

PeachSuite Hotel Supplies is one such company that is supplying all related material, stocks and commodities required by any hotel and earn laurels from the customers for their high quality products. These supplies are stretched from catering and janitorial supplies, restaurant equipment, bed linens and towels, toiletries and anything that may come to your mind. And not only this, even healthcare facilities are being provided.

In the business for last thirty years, PeachSuite is one name that you may come across when visiting and staying in good hotels and resorts or eating in a good restaurant. In fact the range of support provided is so large and diversified that it is difficult for a common traveler to even count what is being laid out for them from a tiny ashtray to big kitchen and dinnerware and cutlery and much beyond.


Remember the name and look for their commodities and services which make your travel comfortable and enjoying. 

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Beware of Air Travel Hazards - Fly Safe


Most of the tourist traffic around the world take place by air. Each year millions of travellers and tourists go for distant destination to enjoy their vacation and see lands and meet people they have never met before - or else meet the same people again for they leave lasting friendship tales. 

But in their pursuits they often face unwanted tragic accidents - mostly fatal as there are hardly any survivors after a deadly air crash.

So what to do? Abandon travelling? No way - most travellers would cry out. Yes one should not be afraid of travelling by air as mostly the air travel is safe. However, one should read the two diagrams below very carefully while planning a travel destination:



The above diagram shows which areas or countries are hazard prone and also lists aircraft which have met most accidents in yester years. There is also a list of 'bad months' - perhaps most important as the weather effects have a direct bearing on the safe travel up in their air.



Choosing a seat is also very important for survival in case of an air crash. See below:



The safety record of airlines from 1990-2008 shows which airlines have had accidents more than others. Try to avoid these airlines. But one can never tell as even sometimes brand new aircraft of some of the best airlines have gone down crashing for a very minor maintenance fault or a bird hit.

Do give a consideration to the factors and analysis above and fly safe.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Fermented foods - cure for type 2 diabetes and more

Cheese is said to boost immunity, fight allergies and even help you lose weight
We have been depending upon normal drugs for years to cure ourselves of allergies, cough, cold or even type 2 diabetes  But we never looked towards food as a means of cure for our illness and unwellness.

Now here is a breakthrough - fermented foods - left to age for anything from a few days to weeks before they're eaten - can cure diseases much easier and quicker than ordinary drugs do.

In fact with the breakthrough, it has become fashionable in USA to ferment vegetables and drink kombucha - a fizzy, fermented tea drunk for centuries in China. 

A research at Cambridge University asserts that regular consumption of fermented low-fat dairy foods, such as yoghurt, fromage frais and cottage cheese, could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 25 per cent over 11 years.

The study shows that When certain foods are left to ferment, they are 'pre-digested' by good bacteria and yeast found naturally on the surface of the food. These microbes eat the food before you do, breaking down the sugars and starches and making the nutrients easier for the body to absorb.


Some also release lactic acid, a natural preservative, which acidifies the environment in the gut, stimulating the growth of good bacteria. The fermented food effectively becomes a natural probiotic supplement.

Bacteria's role in health has attracted much attention in recent years and experts welcome the new interest in 'living' foods, as fermented food is also known.

It may be added that idea of eating fermented yoghurt and cheese is not new. A study by immunologists at Spain's University of Granada - published in 2006 in the Journal of Dairy Research - looked at people who ate at least five portions of yoghurt and cheese, and three other fermented foods such as cured meats and olives, each week. 

Read more about fermented foods and the wonder these can produce at Mail Online

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

World's Biggest hotel with picturseque landscape and 10,000 rooms - never received a single guest

It is world's biggest hotel - with 10,000 rooms. But the irony is that it has never received a single guest since it was built some seventy years ago during the second world war - except people from Hamburg who took refuge in one of the housing blocks during the Allied bombing campaign.

Amazed!! Well everyone would - but the fact remains that the hotel located alongside a wide, sandy beach on the German island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea has never been functional. And the amazing part is that despite all 10,000 bedrooms facing towards beautiful sea-green water, no one visits here - except tourists to see this decaying monumental structure.


Wonder why? Because this beach resort named Prora was build by the Nazis between 1936 and 1939 on Hitler’s orders. During that same period, Hitler was making preparations for war which ultimately took priority, and  onset of World War II in 1939, building on Prora stopped and the construction workers transferred to weapon factories - and the monumental hotel resort remained unfinished.


Prora lies on an extensive bay between the Sassnitz and Binz regions, known as the Prorer Wiek, on the narrow heath (the Prora) which separates the lagoon of the Kleiner Jasmunder Bodden from the Baltic Sea.



Today, the whole place is still pretty deserted, except for a small museum and disco. However, plans are afoot to turn Prora into a modern holiday resort, with four of the five blocks having been sold to private investors. The developers want to build hundreds of holiday apartments, with cafes, discos, hotels, sports halls and swimming pools in order to attract thousands of visitors.

Read more about it Here

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Pakistan's Mountain Peaks Viewed from 20,000 feet by Para Gliders

Pakistan is an amazing country which abounds in natural trove to such an extent that tourists  trekkers and mountain climber cannot resist the temptation of coming to Pakistan and explore the many explored and many more virgin places and hidden peaks that are scattered all around Pakistan.

From the coast of Arabian Sea, to the desolate deserts of Sind and Southern Punjab, vast treks of uninhibited lands of Balochistan, the fertile plains of Punjab and spectacular mountains in the north - Pakistan is a place not to miss.

Talking specifically of Pakistan's north and its snow covered mountains, Pakistan takes pride for being the land blessed with five of the fourteen Eight Thousanders of the world - including the mighty K-2, the second highest peak after the Everest.


While these mighty mountains attract trekkers and mountaineers, some  who dare also opt for heli skiing to explore the unspoiled peaks of the Karakoram. I talked about it last year.
Steen shot of the para gliders hovering at 20,000 to explore the mighty mountains of Pakistan
But today, I share an amazing video about dare devils who opted to para glide at 20,000 feet and watch and film these awesome mountains peaks from the top or just skirting by these. Instead of describing in words, see the adventure of these para gliders in the video below - you will be flabbergasted by the beauty of the mountains and the adventure of these para gliders who would never forget the feeling of being 'up there' for there lives.




If you have the passion and desire to scale these mighty peaks, do come to Pakistan and watch and be at places that are not only unique in the world, but aslo leave unimagainable impressions on one's memory for the rest of your life.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Tomato juice glass a day - may keep the breast cancer away


The age old saying 'An apple a day - keeps the doctor away' may now be need to be worded a little different for the benefit of women. It should now read as: A tomato juice glass a day - may keep the breast cancer away !!

A US based research has concluded that the advantages of eating plenty of tomatoes and tomato-based products, even for a short period of time, raised level of adiponectin by nine per cent - sufficient to keep the onset of breast cancer disease at bay. Adiponectin is involved in regulating fat levels and obesity is known to raise the odds of breast cancer.


However, the study also observed that Levels of the hormone rose most in thinner women. Thus the need to keep onself thin and avoid obesity.

The study adds that a glass of tomato juice a day would contain the right amount of the lycopene, the plant chemical believed to be behind the effects. Lycopene gives tomatoes their rich red colour and is already believed to help ward off prostate cancer.

However, those who don't like tomato juice could try a bowl of tomato soup, plus tomato sauce with their pasta and dollop of ketchup a day.

Read more at: Mail Online | Photo and How to make tomato juice courtesy Urban Farmer |
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Pillars of my Strength

Everyone lives on the pillars of one's strength of character, aspirations, vision, perceptions and love. Like all those, I too have a list from which I draw my strength in times of tests and challenges. These may not be different from what any of my reader may have - only the listing order my be different depending upon the priorities of one's life.

Herein under are those 25 things that best describe me and my taste, aspirations and personality for those around me:

1. There is no better religion than religion of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him) was the best of the prophets God created.

2. I am proud to be a Pakistani and there is no compromise on this.

3. I am very selective in choosing friends (don’t have a long list).

4. Being a Leo, lions (especially in National Geographic or at Lal Sohanra National Park where I could have been eaten away by the hungry lions) always fascinate me.

5. I love nature in its every form (this is reflective in my photography).

6. I am a proud veteran of one of the best armies of the world - The Pakistan Army.

7. I like travelling, seeing new places (I would love to visit Switzerland someday in my life - if I got rich enough).

8. I hate sycophancy and the sycophants.

9. I always wanted to play guitar, but ended up listening to The Ventures as an alternative.

10. Till my 8th grade, I had a terrible handwriting, till grilled by my mother (may she rests in heavens – Ameen) and I corrected it (people now admire it :).

11. I abhor Urdu TV dramas (full of family intrigues hatched by women) on cable.

12. Lahore continues to be my favourite city, though I finally settled down in Islamabad - but Lahore is the reason that my heart beats with strength.

13. If someone confides with me, rest assured he has confided it with the right person.

14. I love everything that my wife cooks.

15. My family is the best thing that ever happened to me.

16. I love watching Tennis and sea surfing (though I like watching cricket and wrestling when my sons are watching).

17. I really cannot understand poetry, so I prefer listening to a song with good music.

18. I always wear matching clothes.

19. Generally people do not understand me (but those who get along ultimately regret having thought of abandoning me initially).

20. I like to eat every type of vending junk that is sold by the roadsides, specially when I visit Lahore.

21. Paul Mauriat’s Love is Blue is my favourite instrumental - while John Denver's Annie’s Song is my all time favourite songs. The Beatles continue to be my favourite band till date (since my childhood )

22. Thorn Bird and El Chemist have been my favourite readings.

23. My favourite film? Well cant name one, but Heaven can wait, After the promise and To kill a mocking bird are some of my favourite.

24. Photography, philately and blogging are my favourite pastimes, while playing Scrabble on line keeps me busy when am not doing anything else.

25. The last one – my late father continues to be my power of strength (may he rests in peace in heavens – Ameen).

11-12-13: Happy mathematical sequential date


A few days back, one of the SMSs from a storm finally made some sense. It was about mathematical facts, sequences and coincidences. I wanted to share it right away, but I waited for today when on of the facts happens: 11-12-13 (that is 11th December 2013). 


The SMS did not end here. It read: This year December has FIVE Mondays, FIVE Thursdays and FIVE Sundays. It further said this only happens every 823 years. If this is true, we are from a very lucky generation to be witnessing these interesting times.

The SMS still goes to tell us that we have been the only generation who have seen:
01/02/03
02/03/04
03/04/05
04/05/06
05/06/07
06/07/08
07/08/09
08/09/10
09/10/11
10/11/12

So let us enjoy this mathematical sequential date today for we may not live to see it again.

Have a nice 11-12-13 day!!

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Monday, December 9, 2013

A Century of Fashion in 100 Seconds [Video]


Fashion more often than not refers to the art of wearing. More than men, it remains the women's domain who cannot resist to buy bundles of dresses each season and wear these once and discard.

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Paris is considered to be the seat of fashion. The first fashion designer who was not merely a dressmaker was Charles Frederick Worth (1825 - 1895). Before the former draper set up his (fashion house) in Paris, clothing design and creation was handled by largely anonymous tailors and seamstresses, and high fashion descended from styles worn at royal courts. Worth's success was such that he was able to dictate to his customers what they should wear.


How has fashion changed, let us say over a century - well it can be anyone's guess. I recently came across a video that encompasses the fashion change in the last one century in mere 100 second. This video is simply amazing and fabulous and am sharing it for my readers.

Watch the video below:




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Sunday, December 8, 2013

First-ever Pakistani students' conference in Germany

Mr. Abdul Basit, Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Germany addressing the conference

A large students from Pakistan go to universities all over the world to acquire additional and advanced learning. Germany is one of the most attractive places which is selected by many students from Pakistan as their destination of advanced learning.

However, despite the presence of a sizeable Pakistan students' community in Germany, there has never been a exclusive Pakistani student conference ever held anywhere in Germany. Although, Pakistani students have been attending such conferences arranged by other countries, they always felt to have a conference arranged for them by the Pakistani embassy in Germany, so that they could too talk about Pakistan with students of other nationalities and project the good name of their country.
My son Wahaab sitting on floor second from the left - while Mr Rana Ali President PSA Kiel sits on the floor 
in the centre (wearing shalwar kameez with yellow shawl) along with rest of the members of PSA
Mr Rana Ali, President Pakistan Student Association (PSA), Kiel University, Germany has been cognizant of this void and has been very active recently in pursuing his case with the Pakistan embassy.

Participants of the Pakistani students' conference with Pakistani ambassador to Germany

And his efforts finally bore fruits and just last night, Saturday 7 December, an impressive First-ever Pakistani student conference was held in the city of Kiel at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.



Pakistani students from all over Germany made it a point to reach the conference and some even came from as far away as Berlin, located extreme down south of Germany. 
In the cultural show German female students, clad in Pakistani dress, also joined in the dance by the Pakistani students
The overarching theme of the Conference was: “Bridging the gaps – meeting the challenges”. H.E. Mr. Abdul Basit, Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Germany was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The Day long conference was followed by a Pakistan Cultural Evening whereby Instrumental music was played beside display of posters/video. At the end, Pakistani cuisines were served to all participants. 



My younger son Wahaab Jalal Bhatti who has also gone to Kiel to do his masters in IT attended the conference and was praiseworthy of the efforts of the Pakistani students community of Kiel and the Pakistani embassy in Germany for arranging such a wonderful event.

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Here comes winter - and the steamy fish

If someone asks me which weather I like the most - I would not hesitate to name winters. Ask me why so - well if you really asked, let me tell you why.

Winters bring with it all types of steamy fish that one does not care much about the rest of the year. And what could be more fun in sitting out in cold night with a freshly baked fish right in front of you with its steamy aroma making the night romantic and memorable. But that is not all.

If a bonfire is nearby, sit close to it and get a warmth permeating through your body from the side of the fire - while the other side of the body is still chilly and cold. And then come the steaming halwa of carrot or dall that cements the joy of the night forever.

Photos: Jalal HB

In winters, one must keep oneself warm lest many 'traditional' winter ailments come attacking. And one of the best antidote against winters cold is eating fish - and lot of fish before the winters pass away, unfortunately these do so very quickly.

Those living in Lahore are lucky as there are lot of places in Lahore where one can buy quality fish. Sardar and Ibrahim are to names of Lahore that make best fish, served sizzling hot if you want to eat right at the shop. And sitting outside in the cold, eating steaming hot fish has no parallel. I you haven't tried this, do it this winter - it will be a lifetime memory.

Although I have varied experiences of eating fish, a night at Ramsar, Iran is unforgettable. I was attending a course in Iran in awhile ago and my neighbour who had a villa in Ramsar, invited me there. So when we had a winter break, I packed up my small Renault car with my family and went to Ramsar. Remember Ramsar? Ramsar is located right on the Caspian Sea and it was here that the first and inaugural meeting of RCD (Regional Cooperation for Development) between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey was held.

And it was here one night that my Iranian host told me that he would be serving us freshly baked Sturgeon fish, which was otherwise forbidden to be caught for it is only used for high quality caviare.  And at night right there in his drawing room on the well lit wood in the fire place, he put the skewered Sturgeon fish and served us sizzling hot. And I can only tell you that that was the best fish I had ever eaten.


Why eat fish? Well food experts and doctors say that fish is high in protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega 3 fatty acids, which are found lacking in most diets, and can reduce some problems associated with PMS, memory loss, cardiovascular functions, colon cancer, and stroke. The tissues of oily fish provide fish oil which contains the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), precursors to eicosanoids (believe me it is hard to pronounce such medical terms – so I write exactly as I found out) that reduce inflammation throughout the body and are therefore recommended by experts for a healthy diet.

Now while eating fish is beneficial for health, the kind of fish we eat at Sardars and Ibrahims or anywhere else which is heavily deep fried in vegetable oil is certainly not the kind of fish we should be eating. and I have seen people eating the deep fried fish in kilos, am not joking. These fish friendly people, specially in Lahore, sit outside in the December nights and the 'in flow' of fish continues in consignments of kilo in succession.

We need to eat fish, preferably steamed with least oil applied. While I was in Iran, my land lady would often make the steamed fish and I tell you that nothing tastes like a steamed fish. So when eating fish, try to eat steamed fish, but certainly not in kilos. However, one should eat it often 2-3 times a week in winters.

One should also be mindful of type of sea fish as some of these contain higher amounts of mercury like Tilefish, swordfish, king mackerel and shark and should not be consumed at all. However, Shrimp, salmon, pollocks, canned light tuna, shrimp and catfish contain lower levels of mercury, but should not be eaten more than 12 ounces in a week.

So lets be healthy by eating fish this winter steamed not deep fried!!

(Improvement on an earlier post 'Winter and Fish go together')

Monday, October 14, 2013

Real Estate in Calgray - the Business that Provides You Shelter

My son is presently in Germany for studies. And his major worry these days is to find a suitable apartment before his studies get under way or gain momentum. So far he has been shown many an apartment, but every time some bugs comes in - mainly due to incompetence of the real estate agents who did not do their homework well and kept the requirement of students abroad with limited budget.

The real estate business thus is a very artful, complex and dedicated business for those opting to be the real estate agents as each agent has to know exactly what their client wants, his/her limitations and above all the budget constraints. Unless these are thoroughly understood, the real estate agent can never come up to the expectation of his client and get them a mush desired shelter.

Anyone who is in real estate business or the companies engaged in the real estate business therefore must ensure a heavily bargained option for their clients in buying, selling and renting the properties.  In fact real estate business is a liaison between buyers and sellers - which means that a real estate agent has to satisfy both his clients in a way that a buyer or a would-be tenant gets the property at least affordable budget, while the seller or the landlord gets the optimum value of his property, whether selling or renting out.

Like all countries, Canada too is a county where many immigrants move in and require property either on rent or purchase. A friend of mine settled in Calgary, Alberta once confided me with similar problems when he moved in there, but met a reputed firm that not only helped him out with a shelter most suiting to his requirements but also according to his limited budget.

There are numerous Calgary Real Estate agents in Calgary, but be sure you choose a firm that is reputed, trustworthy and honest - a company that cares for you and your requirements and help you out in get the optimum return of your investment, specially when purchasing real estate or even hiring. This would save you of much hassle in times to come.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Hanging Coffins of Sichuan, Southern China

Since our childhood we have heard about the Hanging Gardens of Babylon - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and have been fascinated by a city with flowers everywhere. Those people were really men of highest aesthetics and taste.

But we have only heard and read about these since these existed somewhere in 290 BC in the ancient city of Babylon, near present day Hillah, Babil province, in Iraq.

Hanging Coffins of Sichuan, Southern China

But what about if something is hanging and can be seen in our lives - no matter how eerie and awesome it may sound - what to talk of looking at? Well the 'Hanging Coffins' of Sichuan in Southern China is one such site that is also very aesthetic in nature, though eerie and awesome.


These hanging coffins are not very old - just 400 years attached to the mountain cliffs in Gongxian, Sichuan province of China. These are said to be left behind by the Bo people thought to have died out some 400 years ago. However, the earliest hanging coffin was one found in the Three Gorges area, dating back about 2,500 years to the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC- 476 BC).


Seeing these hanging coffins, the very first question that comes to one's mind is why hang the coffins on sheer mountain cliffs? Well the simple answer could be that the Bo people wanted their dead to be near their gods. And another logic could be that they wanted to same their dead's bodies from the animals - though this is not very convincing as birds have access to these coffins once the wooden tops withered away.


Each coffin is made from a hollowed out single tree trunk and was originally protected by a bronze cover.'Some of the tombs are nearly 3,000 years old and the most recent date back to about 1500. Nobody really knows why they dealt with their dead in this way,' explained one local expert. The coffins hang at heights varying from as low as 10 metres above the ground to 130 metres above the ground.

In view of their dilapidated condition, the local government has taken up a renovation of these coffins to stabilize and restore them. During the past two months, more than 40 coffins were restored and a further 16 were uncovered.

So if you have any plans to visit China, do include this eerie site in your travel plans - this is something very unique and one of its kind in the world.

Source/Photos: Mail Online

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Saturday, August 3, 2013

The sinking of HMS Rawalpindi

Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Rawalpindi [Photo: Uboat]

Many natives of Rawalpindi city of Pakistan wouldn't know that there was once a passenger ship called HMS Rawalpindi. The same way many natives of Sahiwal wouldn't know that a ship called Sahiwal Express once sailed in Australia. And I wonder if many know why Sahiwal is known as Sahiwal and why Australia named a ship after this city of Central Punjab in Pakistan.

Those who do not know why Sahiwal is known as Sahiwal may read my earlier post 'Cow and the City.'

But for now lets us talk of HMS Rawalpindi and how did it sink. 

HMS Rawalpindi was a passenger ship launched on 26 March 1926, built by Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Greenock, Scotland). However during the WW-II, when the British Navy was in desperate need to expand its navy to counter the superior German Navy, the passenger ship Rawalpindi of the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser on 26 August 1939. Conversion was completed on 19 September 1939 by the addition of eight elderly 6 in (150 mm) guns and two 3 in (76 mm) guns.

HMS Rawalpindi, now an armed merchant cruiser, was tasked to patrol  the Northern Patrol covering the area around Iceland in October 1939. On 19 October in the Denmark Strait, Rawalpindi intercepted the German tanker Gonnzenheim. The tanker was scuttled by her crew before a boarding party could get on board.



Then came the fateful day in the life of HMS Rawalpindi when it was patrolling north of the Faroe Islands on 23 November 1939. She was intercepted by two powerful German warships the battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. Being a merchant / passenger ship by design,  she was simply out gunned  But her captain  Edward Coverley Kennedy decided to to fight rather than surrendering to the Germans.  He was heard to say "We’ll fight them both, they’ll sink us, and that will be that. Good-bye".

And that was the last of HMS Rawalpindi that was heard back.  238 men died, including Captain Kennedy as the ship sank. Thirty-seven men were rescued by the German ships, and a further 11 were picked up by HMS Chitral (another converted passenger ship).

This bring to forth another ship HMS Chitral, about which I will write sometime later.

For detailed eye witness account of the sinking of HMS Rawalpindi, please read:
My Night to Remember- The Sinking of the HMS Rawalpindi
We manned the guns of the HMS Rawalpindi
Reference: Wikipedia | Uboat |

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Want to fly in a balloon that will fly twice as high as Concorde - almost space? [Video]

ëblooní can reach an altitude of 36 kilometres and fly for around two hours at a height that is twice that of Concorde's cruising altitude

Concord was an amazing piece of aviation history that was scrapped after the tragic accident few years back. It took its passengers from Paris to Rome flying much higher than the normal planes.

But wait - there is something more unique and innovating that can take you twice as high as Concorde from Paris to Rome.

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A Spanish company has come up with this unique and innovative approach using a balloon, called ëblooní, to travelling almost close to the space using specially designed balloons - in two years time - just enough time to start saving for the £95,000 ticket for four.


An artist's impression of passengers inside a pod on their journey to near-space

The specially designed pod for four 'rich' people will take its passengers to a height where they can experience weightlessness and even eat dinner. And what is more thrilling and adventurous is that 'Passengers will be able to see the sun and the stars at the same time, while looking down on the curvature of the earth.'

The ëblooní is the brainchild of Spanish entrepreneur Jose Mariano Lopez-Urdiales, boss of Barcelona-based Zero2Infinity. Space tourists will journey to earth's outer limits in a capsule that can hold six people - four passenger and two pilots.

For journey back to earth, the pod separates from the balloon, attached to a para-foil, which allows the passengers to experience zero gravity for around two minutes - Guided descent to a landing area takes around 40 minute

View demo video below:



Read more about it at: Mail Online
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