When most people think of hot air balloon rallies, they think of the big one in Albuquerque. There are many others around the country, however, that are much smaller and more intimate. We had the pleasure of visiting a rally of 13 balloons in Angel Fire, NM, just about ten miles from our campground at the time. With so few hot air balloon and spectators, we were able to talk with balloon owners and pilots and even help with some of the setup. That day turned out to be spectacular, with some of the bluest clear skies they could hope for. It was an incredibly enjoyable experience. Yes, we could have gone up for a ride in one, but our schedule didn't allow it, so we passed.
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Jack Huber has taken thousands of photographs around the country and in his foreign travels.