12 August 2015

Luxurious Hindenburg Travel ...

Zeppelin Airships are not the way we travel today. Though the use of Zeppelins was brief, at the time, they were considered a luxurious way to travel!

Amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago by giving us a glimpse into a form of transportation that few enjoyed.

The article gives a bit of historical context and then when you scroll down you can many images taken of an interior.

You can also check out this Wikipedia page and this website has some information on all the flights of the Hindenburg.

All too often when we fly, it’s so far up that all we see are clouds and land masses from a distance.  Of course, it also means that we are able to travel in about 6 hours what it took a Zeppelin about 55-63 hours to do ... and, sometimes slower can be more fun!

Unfortunately, the closest I get to “seeing” a Zeppelin-like airship is when a Goodyear “blimp” flies overhead!

Did any of your ancestors ever travel in a Zeppelin?

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