Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – The Gas Balloon Competition and Balloon Glow

The first evening of the Fiesta, weather permitting, is the launch of the gas balloons. These balloon teams compete for the longest distance traveled non-stop. This too is an international event, named America’s Challenge, with teams from Poland, Switzerland, Germany, France, and the United States. Teams can also be comprised of members from other countries. … Continue reading Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – The Gas Balloon Competition and Balloon Glow

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – The First Morning

One of the members of the Camera Club of Richmond told me about how wonderful the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is. This confirmed for me that this was one place we wanted to be for sure this year. Of all the places that we have been in the last 116 days, this is the one … Continue reading Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – The First Morning