Photos: Hot Air Balloon Festival 2013

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Balloon festival and competition. A hot air balloon reflects in the lake at lamar-Dixon during the second balloon festival in Gonzales on saturday morning. The pilot veered slightly off course of the target area, barely missing the lake.
Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Balloon festival and competition. A hot air balloon reflects in the lake at lamar-Dixon during the second balloon festival in Gonzales on saturday morning. The pilot veered slightly off course of the target area, barely missing the lake.

The blue skies above Louisiana were dotted with myriad colors this weekend as the Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship was held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.