No A/C in My Old Mini Van

I cherish taking road trips with friends, however it is not often anymore that I get to go because I have four teenagers to look after.

  • Before I had teenagers, I would go on spur of the moment road trips almost every month with my friends, & it was a blast.

Now, it takes quite a bit more planning to go road tripping with my friends. For my birthday this year, my husband planned a road trip with my friends without me knowing & also found a babysitter for the teenagers. I was so surprised & excited. My friend and I ended up having to take our old, fifteen passenger van on the trip because it was the only vehicle huge enough for all of our stuff. I was thrilled to drive our van, however little did I know that the air conditioning had gone out in the van. I had just driven the van the week before, & the air conditioning had worked great, however evidently, one of our lines had a leak, so my buddy and I had no air conditioning the entire road trip. I felt so awful for all of my friends having to endure the heat in the van for eight hours plus. They were all legitimately sweet about it though, & not even once did any of them complain. I was the only one who complained about being hot. When my buddy and I finally arrived at our destination, my buddy and I walked into our air conditioned hotel rooms & just soaked it in for a wonderful hour & a half before trying to go out in the warm van again. Overall, my buddy and I had a blast, however I will absolutely be making sure my buddy and I have air conditioning in any vehicles my buddy and I may be taking in the future.

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