The Quiz: Every fall, the largest number of hot air balloons in the world take flight from the valley floor. Where are we?
A Albuquerque, New Mexico
B Cappadocia, Turkey
C Loire Valley, France
Every October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta fills the sky with more than 500 colorful balloons, making the event the largest gathering of balloons in the world. The event was first staged in 1972, with 13 balloons launched from a shopping-mall parking lot, a publicity event for the 50th anniversary of a local radio station. The festival has grown wildly over the decades and is now staged from the 365-acre Balloon Fiesta Park on the northern edge of Albuquerque.
The correct answer to this quiz is Albuquerque, New Mexico.