Check out A Hot Air Ballon Festival or Race! Balloonists attend a performance of ongoing 2012 China Hot Air Balloon Challenge in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, June (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
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.