Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot - United Kingdom - Race

Founded in 1711 when Queen Anne held the first horse race named ‘Her Majesty’s Plate.’ It was at this point that the Ascot Racecourse began its historical legacy. Held over five days in mid-June, Royal Ascot is the centre piece on the Ascot Racecourse calendar and attracts over three hundred thousand people each

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Festival International de Ballons

Full of hot air at the Festival International de Ballons, Château d'Oex, Switzerland

Full of hot air at the Festival International de Ballons, Château d’Oex, Switzerland Since 1979 almost one hundred balloons have taken to the skies over Château d’Oex in Switzerland. The nine day event known as the Festival International de Ballons takes place every year at the end of January and sees balloonists from over twenty different countries participating. Though there

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