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Old 10-08-2013, 03:45 PM   #201
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2013 Balloon Fiesta

Made it home to Eastern NM, 200 miles. Had a friendly tailwind so got great fuel mileage. Thanks to Ken J. and all the other folks that made the Balloon Fiesta Rally possible. Had a great time and can"t wait will next year.

Charles & Annette Knotts
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:14 PM   #202
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The Balloon Festival was on the NBC evening news and showed all the balloons being launched. It also showed the aerial view of the campsite and yes, ALL the airstreams !
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:06 PM   #203
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Thank You to everyone that made this event spectacular for our first of many trips to the festival I hope. My husband and I had a wonderful time. We met some absolutely wonderful people and I mean wonderful, they not only helped us out on our first trip to the festival but they were a real treat to spend time with and we hope to get the pleasure of seeing them all in years o come.
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:23 PM   #204
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Balloon Fiesta 2013 Thanks

The balloon fiesta has been a bucket list travel destination for us and we finally made it this year. It exceeded our expectations and we hope to be back in the future. Thank you to everyone who planned, organized and executed this superb Airstream special event.
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:30 AM   #205
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Thanks to all for all the behind the scenes work it takes to make an event like this go so smoothly as it related to the Airstream crowd.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:42 AM   #206
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Ken and Crew

Thank you to Ken and his crew for doing such a great job putting this rally together! As first timers everything went really well from the gathering at Camping World to the dinner, happy hours, all events.

The many balloons are all so awesome, mass ascension was incredible every morning. I look forward to going through my umpteen pics. This is the event not to miss!

We met and had great times with so many great folks from all over the country, that is what makes Airstreamers so special.

Safe Travels to all and we will see you down the road.

Kate & Don
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:19 AM   #207
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We are hearing reports from the balloon pilots - not sure who had the better show - we watching the balloons or the balloon pilots seeing a sea of Airstreams - either way it was a very very very cool show

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Old 10-09-2013, 11:44 AM   #208
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Thanks to all who put on the Balloon Fiesta and a special thanks to Ken Johansen of the Four Corners Unit! We loved it! For more about our experiences at the event visit my blog on the Airstream Life website at http://www.airstreamlife.com/livingthelifeBalloon Fiesta posts are on October 6, 8, & 9 2013. I'll post the final Balloon Fiesta post on October 10, 2013 so scroll through the blog until you find them all.
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Old 10-09-2013, 01:21 PM   #209
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Wonderful Blog, Communicator!

Thanks for sharing, and thanks again for your part in winning the charter for the Four Corners Unit. It was so nice to meet you and Fred at the Balloon Fiesta Rally.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:15 PM   #210
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Nice to meet you too. Glad you like my blog. And by the way...I'm very proud of what all of you have done with the Four Corner's Unit! You're a fun loving bunch and that is awesome.
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I've sttached some pictures from the Special Shapes event this morning.
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:49 AM   #212
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Hi Lucius and Danielle! I did not see you there. In fact it has been several years since we crossed paths. Thanks for the photos.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:54 PM   #213
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Nice! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:58 AM   #214
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Is everyone making it home or onto their next adventure? Continue to share your favorite photos here!

ps - love the Special Shapes, thanks for sharing!
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:51 AM   #215
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More Photos

1: Got Hot Air 2: Our Hosts, Ken J & Suzanne 3: Slideout won't slide 4: Airstreams & Balloons
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Run, Cody, run!
haha! I think Codi-San enjoyed the balloons just as much as we did!
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1: Got Hot Air 2: Our Hosts, Ken J & Suzanne 3: Slideout won't slide 4: Airstreams & Balloons
Love the guy with the instructions!
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:20 AM   #218
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...3: Slideout won't slide ...
must be karma...

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Old 10-14-2013, 08:53 AM   #219
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Great pics! Y'all who were not able to attend really missed a good one !!

Each year just gets better and better.......

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1: Early morning and Airstreams 2: Breakfast 3: Future president & Mrs.(pres of WBCCI, that is.)
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