Pictures: Hot air ballooning at De Hoek

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  1. Ballooning at dawn. The quiet of ballooning allows for reflection and meditation. Ballooning Pictures: Arja Salafranca
  2. The genteel aspect of the hotel permeates the main building.
  3. Lamb chops with sweet potato mash.
  4. The stone reception house at De Hoek.
  5. Bill Harrop piloting the balloon.
  6. Cover: Our balloon is reflected in the bright colours of another balloon floating close by
  7. Golden light: Up, up and away
  8. Fine dining at De Hoek in the airy dining room.
  9. A view from a patio at De Hoek showing one of the many stone benches where you can dream, share secrets and while away the relaxing hours.

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