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Mass ascent takes off for day 2 of Balloon Fiesta

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2012 Photo: Tanya Mercer

It's day two of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, and our reporter Tanya Mercer has sent these pictures from this mornings mass ascent. Almost a hundred balloons were up in the air. Preparations were also underway for the the world's highest air bourne tea party. Thousands are expected for the four day free event.

Balloons prepare for mass ascent Credit: Tanya Mercer
Almost 100 Balloons were up in the air this morning Credit: Tanya Mercer
And they're up! Credit: Tanya Mercer
Preparations were also underway for the the world's highest air bourne tea party Credit: Tanya Mercer

Here is a video of the balloons going up.

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