Visakhapatnam, November 16: People across the world thronged Visakhapatnam to participate in a Hot Air Balloon festival. The skies of the Araku valley were dotted with colourful hot air balloons as balloonists showcased their skills. Balloonists from around 14 countries, including the United States, Switzerland, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan are participating in the event.
Regarded as one of the safest form of air sports in the world, hot air ballooning, with such events, seems gaining prominence in India too. The Hot AIr Balloon Festival, organised by the Government at breathtaking Araku valley at Andhra Pradesh, will conclude today.