Pictures: Hot air balloon fiesta wows crowds in America

6 October 2013 Last updated at 09:49 BST

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.
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.
Butterfly balloon in the air at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
This lovely butterfly is actually one of the balloons at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Balloons in the air at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
This cheery chap is giving a wave as it flies off into the sky.
Crowds and balloons at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
This novelty clock balloon looks pretty jolly.
Visitors photograph balloons in the air at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Snapping the view, these visitors grab a quick photograph of the balloons.
Balloons in the air at the 42nd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Here's a peg leg pirate balloon taking flight.