Enjoy a cup of coffee with your bush wake up call. Guided Safaris® rangers transfer you to the launch site and after a briefing with the pilots, some of the most reputable balloon safari operators in Africa, the crew inflate the craft for flight.
The Magic Lantern is an image projector using pictures on sheets of glass. Since some sheets contain moving parts, it is considered the first example of projected animation.
The thaumatrope housed a rotating mechanism with a different
picture on each side.
When rotated, you saw a combined picture (known as persistence of vision).
The phenakitoscope featured spinning disks reflected in
made it seem like the pictures were moving.
The zoetrope was a hollow drum that housed images on long interchangeable
strips that spin and made the images appear to move.
The flip-book, also known as the kineograph, reached a wide
audience and is credited
with inspiring early animators more than the machines developed in this era.
The praxinoscope expanded on the zoetrope, using multiple
wheels to rotate images.
It is considered to have shown the first prototypes of the animated cartoon.
The Magic Lantern is an image projector using pictures on sheets of glass.
Our Signature location for hot air ballooning, the Masai Mara scenery seen from the vantage of a balloon is one of the most quintessentially African experiences. During the course of the Great Migration season, the experience of seeing the wildebeest and zebra herds spread over the plains and the interactions occurring at the crocodile-rich rivers below is truly memorable on safari.
This seasonal hot air balloon safari in the desert is only offered in the cooler months of Namibia. See the towering red dunes of the Namib desert offering stark contrasts and spectacular scenery for aerial photography.