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2005 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Octopus' Garden substitutes the ocean for the desert this week at the 34th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on October 7, 2005 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Octopus' Garden is piloted by Grant Aiello from Orlando, Florida. This year the Fiesta includes over 700 hot air balloons and 900 pilots representing 17 countries and 40 states. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

Amazing hot-air balloons take flight

Hundreds of hot-air balloons will take to the skies this weekend at the 41st Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Take a look back at some of the balloon stars from previous years at the festival.