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Sue Burke
Madrid gives away balloons, New York has a panic attack 
19th-Oct-2010 10:04 am
Let me see..
Last Wednesday, the city of Madrid gave away 5000 yellow helium balloons to promote tourism:


("Ovni" is Spanish for "UFO," by the way: Objeto volante no identificado.)

Some careless recipients let their balloons go. And it made other people think they were UFOs:



A few people back in the 'States went completely loco. Of course it's a government conspiracy. Everything is:


Seriously, come visit ¡Madrid! This was only a hint of how exciting Spain can be.

-- Sue Burke
19th-Oct-2010 03:04 pm (UTC)
>Seriously, come visit ¡Madrid! This was only a hint of how exciting Spain can be.

LOL You certainly make it sound intriguing. I never even thought about visiting Spain before, but now I'm tempted.
20th-Oct-2010 07:54 pm (UTC)
Castles, the Prado Museum, beaches, cathedrals, beautiful national parks in the mountains, wine, delicious food -- all that and more. Spain has something for everyone.
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