American publisher Malcolm Forbes soars above Madrid's Alsudena Cathedral Friday in a balloon replica of Christopher Columbus' ship, "The Santa Maria," as part of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America celebration. From 1492-1504, Columbus discovered the "New World," which Spain _ and soon, many other nations _ hastened to subdue. The flamboyant Forbes is well-known for his love of motorcycles and hot-air balloons.
SKY SHIP BRINGS BIT OF LIGHTNESS TO FESTIVITY
By Deseret News