This picture was taken at the end of a hot air balloon flight in France. The semi deflated balloon envelope rests on dry stubble while the crew start folding up the envelope from the base and then pack it into its bag for transportation back to the take off site with the balloon basket.
This picture is copyright 2007 the "4-flight" balloon group. Your are permitted to use this image for non-commercial use as long as the copyright to the "4-flight" balloon group is fully acknowledged. On web-sites a link to www.balloonride.org.uk must be included.