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The sun rises from behind the Hajjar Mountains as one of the world largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The sun rises from behind the Hajar Mountains as one of the world’s largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Balloonists Take To The Skies For The Bristol International Balloon Festival...BRISTOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05:  The Above and Beyond charity balloon is inflated in Queen Square ahead of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on August 5, 2014 in Bristol, England. Now in its 36th year, the Fiesta is Europe's largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many as the home of modern ballooning.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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The Above and Beyond charity balloon is inflated in Queen Square ahead of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Tuesday in Bristol, England. Now in its 36th year, the fiesta is Europe’s largest annual hot-air balloon event in the city that is seen by many as the home of modern ballooning. 

An Angry Bird inspired Hot Air balloon floats over rice fields and houses during the Philippine International Balloon festival in Lubao town, Pampanga province, north of Manila...An Angry Bird inspired Hot Air balloon floats over rice fields and houses during the Philippine International Balloon festival in Lubao town, Pampanga province, north of Manila April 10, 2014. An estimated 30 hot air balloons participated in the event which aims to promote tourism in the Southeast Asian country, local media reported.

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An Angry Bird inspired Hot Air balloon floats over rice fields and houses during the Philippine International Balloon festival in Lubao town, Pampanga province, north of Manila

A hot air balloon provides a view of the temples as it hovers over Bagan in Myanmar on February 4, 2014. Between the 11th and 13th centuries, Bagan in Mandalay province in Myanmar was the kingdom's capital, one of the most important centres for learning in Asia, if not the world. The kings and rulers built thousands of temples, more than 3,000 of which are still standing today. The city is one of the Myanmar's most treasured religious sites and attracts hundreds of visitors a day. But over the past 20 years, many of the temples have been renovated and now bear little resemblance to their original structures.

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A hot air balloon hovers over the temples of Bagan in Myanmar, on Tuesday. Between the 11th and 13th centuries, the city, in Mandalay province, was the kingdom’s capital and one of the most important centres for learning in Asia.

A Pakistani balloon vendor walks through...A Pakistani balloon vendor walks through a cold and foggy morning in Lahore on December 17, 2013. Ongoing foggy weather in Punjab and other parts of the country has badly affected flight and rail schedules. TOPSHOTS  AFP PHOTO/ARIF ALIArif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

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A balloon vendor walks through a cold and foggy morning in Lahore, Pakistan. Fog in Punjab and other parts of the country has badly affected flight and rail schedules 

A hot air balloon crew member works ahead of take off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 24 2013. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover on Tuesday.

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A hot air balloon crew member works ahead of take-off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover on Tuesday.

 A hot air balloon goes down during a trip in Cappadocia, Nevsehir City, Turkey, 20 May 2013. One tourist died and 18 were injured when a hot air balloon crashed to the ground in central Turkey after colliding mid-air with another, the Anadolu news agency reported.

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A hot air balloon on Monday goes down during a trip in Cappadocia, Nevsehir, Turkey. One tourist died and 18 were injured when the balloon crashed to the ground in central Turkey after colliding mid-air with another.