Last Wednesday I was able to squeeze in a visit to the Albuquerque Balloon Festival, the biggest event of its kind in the world. We got there at around 6:30, and stayed for about an hour and a half. I apologize for the multiple posts, but Picasa seems to be limiting to me to 4 photos per post.
Laying out the balloon
“I love the smell of propane in the morning”- test-firing the burners
Large fans blow hot air into the balloon