Man in a Hot Hot-Air Balloon – level 2
In Australia, a Russian Orthodox priest set off to break a world record. He wants to break the previous world record of flying around the world solo in a hot-air balloon. He must do it in fewer than 13 and a half days.
This priest has attempted many risky adventures before, such as climbing Mount Everest and rowing 16,000 kilometres across the Pacific Ocean. However, his wife said that this new adventure is her husband’s childhood dream.
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