When in France… Drink Hot Chocolate from a Vending Machine!

Leave a comment Standard

Just after crossing the border from Belgium into France we stopped by our first petrol/gas station to fill Homer up on Diesel.

We wanted to grab some coffee to go and unfortunately they had no baristas at this station.  But they had the most impressive vending machines for coffee and hot chocolate we’ve ever seen.

IMG_9080

Looked like cupcake vending machine at first?!

It even talked to you!  At first the children thought it was a cupcake vending machine, and so did we.  But then realized it was for coffee and hot chocolate, and you could choose your toppings or if you wanted sugar, milk or not.

IMG_9081

Hot Chocolate or Cappuccino?

And if you wanted something savory, just order soup!

IMG_9082

Ahh.. There’s the Coffee!!

IMG_9083

Soup!!?!!

We must have hung out at these vending machines for at least 1/2 hour, ordering and pressing buttons like crazy.  The coffee was… OK, but the hot chocolate with the lion bar was “OMG!”, said Lou Lou!

For the next 200 miles, the kids and I kept coming up with excuses to get Daddy to stop at a petrol station so we could have more hot chocolate.

Deep down, you could tell he wanted to stop at them too! 🙂

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s