Posts Tagged ‘OnStar’
Genesis of Trouble
We started the 33rd day of our family road trip with plans for a casual, 400-plus mile “driving day” from Barstow, California to Sedona, Arizona. We deliberately stayed in Barstow because it is strategically located in the southwestern chin of the picturesque Mojave Desert in California, which I wanted to videotape and photograph. (more…)
The 24th day of our road trip was one for the ages and it all started because I was doing something you always do on vacation: taking photos of scenic places.
The Mean Winds
We were traveling along Oregon’s coast from Newport to the famous Sea Lion Caves near Florence when just a couple miles from the caves I told my wife who was driving to pull over at a roadside overlook that faced a lighthouse surrounded by gorgeous cliffs. (more…)
For the second year in a row PapiBlogger is taking to the road for an epic family trip that we believe has got to qualify us for the Guinness Book of World Record’s feat for most miles driven by a blogger with his wife and three young kids. Well, there may not be an official record for such a thing but I have to think that adding last year’s 12,000 miles plus this year’s anticipated mileage will qualify us for some sort of wild family prize.
On Day 31, PapiBlogger Family Sees First Major League Baseball Game and Gets an Inside Tour of General Motors’ OnStar CenterPosted by PapiBlogger on Thursday July 22nd, 2010 at 11:08 AM
On the 31st Day of the PapiBlogger Family Road Trip, the Ruiz clan traveled from Chicago to Detroit where we visited General Motor’s OnStar service headquarters and also enjoyed our first Major League Baseball game together ever as a family at the Tiger’s Comerica Park.
ONSTAR’S CENTRAL COMMAND CENTER
Following a five hour drive from Chicago to Detroit we landed at the General Motors headquarters building for an exclusive inside tour of OnStar’s central command center.
On the 12th Day of the PapiBlogger Family Road Trip we left the comfort of our spectacular suite at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for a nearly five hour drive west to California for a little Disneyland magic in Anaheim.
A HEAT SCARE
One of the most spectacular desert drives in the United States awaits you when you go from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. The Painted Desert is probably my favorite desert drive but the Mojave Desert drive is a strong second with some of the coolest-looking, roadside cactus trees and mountain views I’ve seen yet. (more…)