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Pictures: Hot air balloon fiesta wows crowds in America
6 October 2013
Last updated at 09:49
Thousands of visitors came to see the amazing hot air balloons at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico.
Balloons prepare for take off at 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. More than 500 balloons of all shapes and sizes lift off in two stages during the event.
This lovely butterfly is actually one of the balloons at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
This cheery chap is giving a wave as it flies off into the sky.
This novelty clock balloon looks pretty jolly.
Snapping the view, these visitors grab a quick photograph of the balloons.
Here's a peg leg pirate balloon taking flight.