Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - Albuquerque, New Mexico - Flotillas of colourful balloons drift across the desert skyline during the festival, held on 10 days in early October. How awesome would this be?
Le Reveillon A reproduction of the Montgolfier brothers' balloon. The original was the first manned balloon ever flown, in 1783 from Paris in France. I believe I saw this balloon, or a similar one, at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in October
hot_air_ballon_ October, the skies are filled with 750 hot air balloons for Albuquerque’s International Hot Air Ballon Fiesta. The 9 day event is the largest ballon festival in the world. Just before sunrise, 750 balloons take flight in only two hours.