Now if you've got a head for heights, then what finer way to spend the evening than in a hot air balloon.
Well tonight the Tiverton Balloon Festival begins, with some spectacular sights promised over the skies of Devon and beyond. Richard Lawrence reports.
The Tiverton Balloon Festival suffered from the poor weekend weather. But to the relief of organisers and crowds there was a short window of calmer conditions which allowed flights and a nightglow yesterday evening.