Roller coaster gran reminds us to laugh away our woes


Two Dutch grandmothers proved that there’s no age limit on new experiences.

Pals Ria, 78, and 71-year-old An – both from the Netherlands – nervously decided to fly on a plane for the first time.

To prepare, Ria rode a roller coaster – something she’d also never done before. She seemed to enjoy it anyway!

Later, the pair took their first flight through a marketing campaign by Vodafone which showcases people experiencing activities for the first time.

The company provided them with a private jet from Amsterdam to Barcelona, and a tablet device to keep in contact with their families when they touched down.

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