Santa goes Hot Air Ballooning in a historic hand painted Hot Air Balloon in the wine country for wine tasting and to spread Holiday gifts, Season's Blessings, Spirit and Joy. This painted Art of an "ancient" Hot Air balloon is a true replica painting of a balloon at the end of the 18th century, the "birthday time" of ballooning and flying as we know it today.
The Hot Air balloon is the oldest successful human carrying flight technology know as balloon aircraft. Beginning in the 1970s, hot air balloons have been made in all kinds of shapes (hot dogs, Mickey Mouse, Bees, the very artsy "Big Green Cat" and Santa). In 1991 the Virgin Pacific Flyer balloon with Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Airlines on board completed the longest flight in a hot air balloon . Hot Air balloon festivals are held throughout the year and world for various activities, such as races and the ever popular "night glows" in which balloons are FIRED while remaining tethered to the ground. Popular balloon festivals also called Fiestas are : Albuquerque International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States and is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world. Other festivals: Alabama Classic in Decatur Alabama, Adirondack Festival in Glen Falls New York NY, Ashland Balloon Fest in Ashland Ohio, Bluegrass Festival in Louisville Kentucky, other Festivals are held in: Bluff Utah, Colorado Springs in Colorado ,Cedar City Utah , Yuma Arizona , Delta Air in Greenville Mississippi, Reno Nevada , Longview Texas , Kiwanis in Valparaiso Indiana, Baton Rouge in Louisiana. Balloons and Music mix very well . "Would you like to ride in my beautiful, my beautiful Balloon ..." Lyrics are sung by The Fifth Dimension, Diana Ross, The Supremes and by Nancy Sinatra. The Germans came up with a winner the whole world was humming "neun und neunzig Luftballons " in English "99 red Balloons" and some major airlines (Pan Am and TWA) went bankrupt : "up up and away ..."
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