Category: Los Angeles/San Diego

  • US 101: It really doesn’t suck – 169 Miles

    US 101: It really doesn’t suck – 169 Miles

    This was one of those weekends I just needed to get out of town.  I’d not been on a good long road trip alone in a while and my body was telling me it was time to go.  I had run club in the morning, and realized how long I’d not been active in the […]

  • The Long Slog: San Diego to Home (533 miles)

    The Long Slog: San Diego to Home (533 miles)

    Last night I was up a bit later than expected so I figured I’d just sleep until I woke up.  Morning called about 8:30 and that was a pretty full night’s sleep.  Nothing to complain about that! There was no way around that today was going to be a long day.  Actually it will be […]

  • Palm Springs to San Diego on the Pines to Palms Highway (150 Miles)

    Palm Springs to San Diego on the Pines to Palms Highway (150 Miles)

    We’ve been having pretty unseasonably cold weather this time so it was another slow morning getting on the road. Breakfast was a short trip over to Elmer’s. Elmer’s could be described as “not bad in a pinch”. The food was ok, and definitely a few steps below Rick’s in both quality and presentation. I did […]

  • Last Stop: San Bernardino Mountains

    The So Cal road trip is soon coming to an end… I’ve seen the beaches. I’ve fried in the desert. Now it’s time for some reprieve in the mountains. I leave the north side of the park and head west to the San Bernardino Mountains. The desert is subject to flash flooding in the winter […]