Sue Burke (mount_oregano) wrote,
Sue Burke

Madrid gives away balloons, New York has a panic attack

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
Tags: humor, spanish

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