Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 days and hot air balloons

It is amazing the amount of times that Jules Verne’s novel “around the world in 80 days” and its main character, the phlegmatic Phileas Fogg, have been used as a reference to hot air balloon flights. And I call it amazing because on the novel, hot air balloons are mentioned only once, when Phileas Fogg, […]