Image of Asia: Getting ready to go hot air ballooning

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Posted: Feb 15, 2016 7:04 AM
Image of Asia: Getting ready to go hot air ballooning

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, a balloonist prepares to inflate his hot air balloon before the launch during a festival in Lucknow, India. The three-day balloon festival is to boost tourism and generate more employment opportunities in Uttar Pradesh state, one of India's poorest and most populous states.