File under Stranger Than Fiction:
A Brazilian priest is missing after he drifted out to sea while trying to set a record for a flight using helium-filled party balloons, authorities said on Tuesday.
De Carli, who flew around 55 miles (90 kilometers) before losing contact, had wanted to draw attention to the work of his parish in Paranagua, which targets mostly truck drivers who transport goods to and from the port.
More here… Via Dr Sharl — who else?
8 thoughts on “Up, Up & Away En Sus Beautiful Balloons”
– If age could
– If youth knew
I imagine it looked like a great idea on paper. At least I hope so.
meanwhile…how many dolphins have choked on the debris left by his burst party baloons??? cute stunt. i bet those truck drivers miss the good padre. celibacy, anyone?
Looks like they found some of his balloons floating in the ocean — no sign of El Padre yet though…
And now I’ll tell something to our beloved Roland, in his own style:
” What about neun und neunzig Luftbalonen? ”
Nena. That was the German singer.
Now in Croatia: Uh, od kada ovdje nisam bio!!! Oko 11 godina, cini mi se…
In case, Roland, you would prefer the Norwegians ( above Germans or Croatians) there’s something possibly interesting:
( source is overgrownpath.com)
[quote comment=”706″]Looks like they found some of his balloons floating in the ocean — no sign of El Padre yet though…[/quote]
One catholic down, 1.085 billion left to go…
The lost priest was found:
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