Floating in the sky

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It's a giant clown head -- floating above you. What's scary about that?

Sebastien passed along a nice photoset from the SunKiss Balloon Festival in Hudson Falls this past weekend. There was a beautiful sky and it provided a great background for the balloons.

It sounds like Sebastien had a good time:

This is my second time up close and personal with hot air balloons and I still wonder how they manage to take off so close to each other, without any incident. Some skills, really. I probably didn't get my quota of hot air balloon as a kid in Frenchland, it's thrilling to be so close to an object that size, right under these giants towering the crowd. They sway back and forth ever so gently, blocking out the sun every now and then. I catch myself keeping my head down when one dangles too close to the ground; something tells me I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of this giant hug.

Also, there was a huge clown balloon that apparently has been haunting his dreams.

Mike was also there and his set his includes a bunch of good shots.

By the way: the big Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury is coming up September 23 and 24.

photo: Sebastien B


That this is the stop sign at the intersection of creepy and cool.

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