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32nd Balloon Festival, Château-d'Oex (Switzerland)
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The International Ballooning Week celebrates its 25th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, its director, Claude Jelk, arranged for the publication of 5,000 copies of a beautiful brochure. Steve Fossett, the first pilot to have flown solo around the world in a balloon, officially opens the event with Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones. Emilie Boiron, Miss Suisse Romande, arrives in Château-d'Œx late (traffic jams!), but her presence adds to the beauty of the amazing display. Over the Week, 60,
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Submitted: Monday, 14th September, 2009 16:14 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 18th January, 2003
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