I was back on the Central Coast in February giving some exercise to a new car that I actually purchased, my Mini Cooper S Countryman, which regular readers of this website will remember that I ordered in December and received in February.
It’s part one of wandering around the Santa Ynez Mountains in California’s Central Coast, from Ventura and Gorman to Paseo Robles.
High-tech electric car takes an off-the-beaten path drive around Balboa Park.
In a region that has some of the most challenging and beautiful highways anywhere, the roads in and around Jamul have to rank near the top of the list.
Drive through the heart of San Diego on some of its most famous avenues, from Imperial to Euclid to Adams.
Have a flat tire in the middle of the desert with a Mercedes-Benz SL 350.
Ramona is one of the special places in San Diego county. Not just because the low-mountain scenery provides great vistas around every corner, but its bucolic roots and surrounding terrain make for great road and wonderful day trip. Our route this time takes us over the county’s newest and technologically advanced freeways and some of […]
Hyundai Genesis Coupe enjoys the back roads but watch the head room.
It’s hard to believe, but even in San Diego the weather can interfere with the best plans. With a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee parked out front and a weekend plan to head up Nate Harrison Grade on Mount Palomar (and a Plan B to do some driving on rocks near Jacumba), our local dirt roads […]
Just before hitting the state line with Arizona is one of the more spectacular features in California, the Algodones Dunes. Traversing the eastern edge of the dunes is one of the more lonely highways around, Ogilby Road, a great cruise whether you’re on a Harley, in a classic car or modern SUV.