14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Special Shape Day at the 2016 Balloon Fiesta

Special Shape Day at the ABQ Balloon Fiesta is always, well, special. This year, the variety of character balloons and unique shapes were amazing. The Green Dragon, with its "arm" seemingly to pound on its chest, seemed to characterize our nation's rancorous political environment.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: DMC-ZS40
Copyright: © Phyllis Gillis