New York (Continued)


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The hot-air balloons were inflating below, and soon began to rise into the sky to join me.

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This was the largest balloon festival I had ever flown a cluster balloon at. Floating with my helium bouquet over and among all these colorful giants was like a dream.


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I dropped some ballast to ascend until I could see all the hot-air balloons, like a child's bag of marbles spilled out over the green countryside.


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