Great links here!
I've driven through several cattle drives, both in California and Nevada. After the first one, the novelty wears off.
c.i., I agree, Highway 1 is probably the most spectacular road I've ever driven. It's especially fun if you have a flatlander riding along with you
I visited Victoria, B.C. last fall and one thing I noticed was how courteous the drivers were and how they follow the laws of the road to the letter. At least that was my observation. My California sister made me a little nervous with her "California stops." On the other hand, I was glad she was willing to drive where there was lots of traffic, since I'm not very experienced with that, and it would have made me even more