Balloon Brilliance

10 March 2015: Words are really hard to describe what I have experience over the past few days during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. Each and every day has totally blown me away with a wonderful display of colour, fun and visual overload. The best thing I have to note is how happy and enthusiastic the balloonists are! Their joy for what they do is so infectious and it is quickly transferred into the crowds that line the shore line or to the paddlers that venture out onto the water. If you were to witness an event like this anywhere else in the world you would be raving it about it to your friends and family for months. How lucky are we to have such a spectacular event right on our doorstep. Do yourself a favour and make the effort to see this truly wonderful spectacle.


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Sunday Spectacular

8 March 2015: The balloons may not have taken off from the lawns of Old Parliament House but they could be seen in the distance hovering over the nearby Brindabella Range. While this may have disappointed those who travelled from afar or rose early to see the colourful display of balloons on offer for this year’s Balloon Spectacular, but they were still treated to a brilliant Canberra Autumn morning.

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