21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
In the Belly of the Balloon

This photo shows two people inside a large hot air balloon before it is inflated with heat. They use a big fan to blow it up, to begin with, and then add heat to keep it up and raise it off the ground.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: KINGSPORT, Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © JAY HURON