We got to the field at 5:45. Way before the sun.
Spectators get to stand in the same place that the balloons are preparing to go up.
The first round of balloons.
The coolest balloon I have ever seen!
This cow was HUGE.
Balloons were going up everywhere we looked.
We left to go to church an hour and fifteen minutes after the Mass Ascension started and there were still tons of balloons taking to the sky.
It was seriously awesome. If you ever find yourself in New Mexico at the beginning of October, check this out. It is worth the early morning and freezing cold.