Puebla (Mexico), Oct 2 (EFE) .- More than 20 hot air balloons went up this Saturday in the sky in Atlixco, in the central Mexican state of Puebla, and gave those attending the Balloon Festival a dreamy, colorful and exciting sunrise .
Since the early hours of this Saturday, visitors gathered at the Balloon Festival that was held in the “magic town” (recognition given to historical towns in Mexico) of Atlixco to learn about the art of flying in a small basket that It is raised by a large balloon of fabrics inflated with air and heat.
The flight started in low natural light, but the balloons glowed like huge floodlights from the fire used to inflate them as they began to shape them so they were ready to conquer the sky.
Around 2,000 people gathered, including families, couples and groups of friends, who did not want to miss the opportunity to take the best or funniest photo, set against an esplanade full of full-color hot air aircraft.
Hundreds of people took the opportunity to feel adrenaline and dared to climb on some of these balloons that were available in an anchored way and that only rose approximately 20 meters high to simulate a flight in the sky.
Guadalupe Arriola, a visitor from the northern state of Sinaloa, shared with Efe that she attended the festival accompanied by her daughter and several friends, meeting early to live the experience.
“The experience gave me a feeling of joy, of fulfillment, but above all of freedom. The colors represent a lot and I felt an incomparable emotion ”, related the woman.
Similarly, Lucina Torre, a visitor to Mexico City, assured that the best thing about the event is the feeling of joy that gave her to be able to live again outside the home with her husband and her son, after being in confinement due to the pandemic. of covid-19.
“You can live with the family, with your partner, with the children, see the balloons, how they are suspended, eat tamales (traditional Mexican food). I think it’s a nice experience, ”shared Lucina.
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