I Want to Attend a Hot Air Balloon Festival

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    Up, Up And Away...

      Growing up in the southwest, specifically New Mexico, the balloon fiesta was something magical, something huge, at least in my own perception from what I remember of the experience. Waking up in the earliest, darkest hours of morning, feeling the cold, brisk air fill...
    constantchange constantchange
    36-40, F
    Nov 2, 2009

    How Magical!

    What a beautiful sight to behold! A thousand candy-colored bulbs take flight into a sky of blue!!!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jul 16, 2010

    Every August

    My home town holds a Balloon fiesta every August. It's been running since 1979. In the early years you could get right in amongst the balloons at lift off. It's grown in size and it's not unusual to see 100+ balloons in the sky at one time. Thanks to Don Cameron it's a common...
    charlie1960 charlie1960
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

    Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Several years ago my family and I went to Albuqerque, New Mexico to attend a Hot Air Balloon Festival, and it was fantastic.   We was there for about 4 -5 hours and there was one accident that we saw where a balloon came down, but everything else was great.  
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 4, 2009
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