Another Travel Photo Thursday 🙂 Today I’d like to share some pictures I took on a walk through the Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta. Yes, visiting the museum is a bit like being in a huge Coke commercial – and you even have to pay for it. There are Coke print ads and Coke paraphernalia from all around the world. And there are even two actual commercials! But I enjoyed all of it. It was fun to see some of the older ads and it was really cool to see some of the old German ads in the museum. They even had something I remember being fairly big in Germany one summer: a collection of Coke cans with German soccer players on it. And a German Coke fridge! The little movies/commercials were really cute and I especially liked the “4D” one. I was super excited to get my picture taken with the polar bear! I even stood in line for that… but I mean, come on, it’s the Coke polar bear! Who wouldn’t love a picture with him? So cute! And of course, the highlight of the visit was the tasting room where you can try 6-7 of the Coke brands from each continent. My favorite? Mezzo Mix from Germany! It’s like Coke mixed with orange Fanta and it’s awesome. My least favorite? Hmmm, I really didn’t like any of the weird Asian flavors, but I absolutely hated a soda from Italy called Beverly. It was insanely bitter – and I like Bitter Lemon which is too bitter for some people! Later that day I asked Marco (who is after all from Italy) and he said he’d never even heard of Beverly. Maybe he’s been gone for too long OR nobody drinks it in Italy either… I wonder. A nice touch is that on the way out you get to grab a little Coke bottle that has just been bottled in the museum – that is, before you hit the huge gift store where you can buy anything Coke-related before actually leaving the building. Commercial? Yes! Fun? Totally! And it’s located close to quite a few other attractions, so you can easily combine a visit to the Coke museum with a visit to the Georgia Aquarium and CNN – all three are within walking distance of each other. I actually bought a pass that allowed me to see both the aquarium and the Coke museum and was able to save some money that way. There were other options that included CNN, but I didn’t have the time to go see it anyways, so I didn’t look at those options too closely.
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