This was the 1st balloon to take off-all the others started to fill after this one was up.
The skies started to fill.
Isn't it cute?
Fill-er-up. They start cold filling with a fan-then turn on the burners to finish filling them and stand them up.
Pretty aren't they?
Say Pepsi please!
Anyone for a cold one?
The guy in the striped shirt is a zebra-they tell the drivers when they can launch.
Pretty awesome sight-what a colorful sky!