The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta began this weekend and for the next week our city turns into an amazing skybound wonder for those willing to get up before dawn. By 10am the fun is over until the evening glows and fireworks. Dogs across ABQ hate this time of year because to hot air balloons driven by the propane flames emit noises that humans miss but which torture pups.
But they are beautiful and we host the largest such assembly in the world. Here's a peek at what you're missing: