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  • Up Up and Away!

    Over 400 hot-air balloons take off in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, on July 31, 2013 in an attempt to set a world record for collective taking-off during the event "Lorraine Mondial air ballons", an international hot-air balloon meeting.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    Over 390 hot air-balloons prepare to take off in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France on Aug. 1, 2013 to set a world record of collective taking-off during the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial air ballons", an international air-balloon meeting.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    A hot air-balloons fliesover Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France on July 27, 2013 as part of the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons", an international air-balloon meeting. Around 363 to 373 air-balloons took part to the take-off.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    A woman looks at hot-air balloons flying over Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, on July 31, 2013, during to the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons", an international air-balloon meeting, which this year will try to set a world record with 408 balloons in the sky.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    Hot air-balloons fly over Chambley-Bussires, eastern France, on August 1, 2013 as part of the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons", an international air-balloon meeting.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    A hot air-balloon flies over Xonville, eastern France, on August 1, 2013 as part of the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons", an international air-balloon meeting.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    A hot air-balloon takes off near Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, on July 26, 2013 during the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Aallons", an international air-balloon meeting.
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  • Up Up and Away!

    Hot-air balloons fly over the chapel of Chambley-Bussieres air base, eastern France, on July 31, 2013, to try to set a world record with 408 balloons in the sky, as part of the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons", an international air-balloon meeting.
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