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17th Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

It was a boring saturday evening when my sisters and I decided to go and watch the 17th Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Clark Airfield in Pampanga.

It was the last day of the event so we left the house at around 3am.  As expected, hundreds are already there before the 5am start. 

It’s our first time to go to this event and I must say, that everyone should make this a yearly ritual for the family. 

Aside from the colorful hot air balloons, other activities for the family include skydiving, kite flying and airplane flying exhibitions, rescue demonstrations, military displays and food, food, food.

One tip though, you have to arrive early (o/a 5am) because the traffic is so bad and there are limited parking spaces available.  Also,  make sure that you have your tickets in advance to avoid the long lines at the entrance.  Lastly, bring a hat, a picnic mat, some good company and don’t forget your camera.

Oh, and we also ate some late lunch at  a.c Rumpa.  It stands for Angeles City Retired US Military Personnel Association.  

If you want steaks, ribs, and some nice house blended iced tea, be sure to visit this place in Pampanga.

 It’s more fun in the Philippines!


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