the turkish region of cappadocia is famed for being one of the best places in the world to go hot air ballooning, with its unique geology of valleys, plateaus and “fairy chimneys,” formed millions of years ago from consolidated volcanic ash. photos by alessio andreani, kani polat, gypsy joyce, violin and gray line
Bizarre-shaped hot air balloons fly over Bristol city
From Thursday till Sunday, Bristol city of England is witnessing hundreds of magnificent hot air balloons launch during the 37th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, the largest hot air balloon festival in Europe.
The event features four days of extravagant hot air balloon displays with hundreds of thousands visitors watching. Teams from the UK and other parts of the world bring their hot air balloons differing in size and shape and participate in mass ascents.