I have a very long bucket list.
For years I have wanted to go to the Albuquerque Balloon fest. Now that we are full timing, I am definitely looking at going for the 2015 fest next October. For me, once a decision like that is made, it is never too early to start planning, and or making reservations.
I have been looking at several Caravan companies, and at the Escapee's, and FMCA as well as just going it alone. I know in the long run, you get what you pay for. The Escapee's seem to do a dry camp HOP. FMCA connects with the Fantasy Tours company, and I read about another company called Adventure Caravans. Each has it's own draw.
As of now, we are not inclined to dry camp. I hate running, or listening to others run generators. 5 - 8 days of dry camping does not turn me on.
Adventure Caravans is the more expensive than Fantasy, but it seems to offer the more.
Has anyone had any experience, either with the Balloon Fest, or with a Caravan deal?
Like I said, I know you get what you pay for, I'm just wondering what we want. To me it seems like going with a professional company is much like taking a cruise. Sometimes I like to be taken care of. Sometimes I don't need it.
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