The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA during early October. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine day event, and has over 500 balloons each year. The event is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world. The azure skies above the verdant Rio Grande Valley became a surreal canvas of color during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. This year’s festival drew pilots from 22 countries around the world.
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The Brazil Balloon Festival is the most important international hot-air balloon festival in country and one of the best in South America. Torres is a city on the coast of south Brazil in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. In fact, the balloon does not fly. It floats on the wind. This is made possible by the fact that the hot air inside the balloon weighs less than the cooler air outside, making it rise.
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Hot air balloons are based on a basic scientific principle, that warmer air rises in cooler air. It means that hot air is lighter than cool air, because it has less mass per unit of volume. The best flying weather is in the summer when the skies are clear and the winds light. A balloon flights are not cheap, but it\’s unforgettable experience in your life. It is better to take a balloon ride with friends and share the costs. Ballon offers one of the best birds eye view of your town and country.
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