Blue Cruise / Tandem Paragliding Ölüdeniz
Paragliding on the Lycian Coast in Oludeniz Turkey
My pilot unstrappes us calmly and grabs the paraglider together. He wants me on the next trial running much faster, then the start would possibly work ! But should I even dare a second attempt to start under these dangerous conditions ? We face again at the top of the start queue. After 20 minutes of long waiting, we are finally ready to takeoff again. Now our tandem paragliding start attempt is watched by all waiting Paragliders. As we start running, we were guided by a hundredfold scream "Run, Run, Run, ...". Motivated by this mental support I run like for my life onto the dangerous escarpment, the unfolding paraglider pulls on my shoulder belt against me. The air cushion lifts us up, I just continue running, driven by the hundred times shouts and my strong will to survive. When the runway edge is reached, by a hair's breadth we scratch a pasing rock. Hurra - we just managed it, we are flying !!! Continued on Page 2 ...
Dalaman (Transfer from Airport) -> Göcek (Embarkment) -> Ekincik -> Dalyan (Boat trip) -> Marmaris -> Fethiye (harbour) -> Babadag Mountain (Bus, Tandem Paragliding Flight) -> Ölüdeniz (Motorboat to our sailing ship) -> Island Gemiler -> Fethiye (harbour, Disembarkment) -> Dalaman (Transfer to Airport)
|Keywords: Tandem Paragliding, Ölüdeniz, Babadag Mountain, Tandem jump, paraglider, Easy Rider, Lycian Coast|