Post Travels: Hot-Air Ballooning in Australia’s Yarra Valley

This ideal wine country escape outside of Melbourne, Australia offers amazing views from a hot-air balloon.

A hot air balloon

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Australia’s Yarra Valley has a reputation for wine that’s known around the world. Located about an hour outside of bustling Melbourne, it offers an ideal country escape. But there’s more to the winery region than just vineyards; rolling hills, lush greenery, and wildlife combine to create postcard-worthy views. And as this video shows, sunrise hot air balloon flights provide a view of the valley at day break well worth rolling out of bed before the sun.

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