Saturday, September 11, 2010

Regatta de Globos, Hot Air Balloons

Many of them don't even get off the ground. They just burn up. This one made it to the telephone wires.  It can be a bit dangerous if you are under them when they burn.. But no one seemed to worry and I didn't see any injuries.They are made out of tissue paper and I don't know what else. They are very fragile. A fire is lit in a container under them to get them to blow up. But you can see that it is a very tricky business to try to get them up.
The one on the left was on the way down and the one on the right was going up.
These two little girls were hitting each other on the head with the eggs filled with confetti.
Above is one that didn't make it off the ground.

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