California Road Trip – Cambria, San Simeon, Ragged Point, Cayucos.
Day 4 – We left Scotts Valley for the last time. Our destination was Cayucos, a small coastal town near Cambria. We picked this town because it was on Route 1, on the beach, cheap and looked like a nice place to stay. Ideally we…
California Road Trip – Carmel Highlands, Big Sur, Bixby Creek Bridge.
Day 3 – From Scotts Valley we drove via Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea to the Big Sur coastline. According to Wikipedia… Big Sur is one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world. The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views. As the…
California Road Trip – Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea.
Day 1 & 2 of our California road trip, we based ourselves in Scotts Valley, because on the map it looked like it was close to Santa Cruz, Monterey and Carmel-By-The-Sea. It wasn’t close enough to the last two and we weren’t impressed with Santa…
Bowen rode the 2017 Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle on a Brompton bicycle.
On Saturday we joined thousands of cyclists in London for the 2017 Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle. The 8 mile route took us past many famous landmarks. Jo and I rode the route twice, once in the sun and again in the rain, which wasn’t too bad…
Rediscover this day – 12th July 2011 – Camping at Bedgeberry Kent.
3 years ago to the day Jo and I were camping in Bedgeberry in Kent. It was a great weekend, although it started off somewhat damp. There is nothing worse arriving at your patch in a field in the rain and having to put up…
Rediscover this day – 18th June 2011 – Royal Ascot.
Google Photo has this cool feature where it shows photos from yesteryear. They pop up on my phone every other day. So I thought I would share them on my website. I have been trying to find a WordPress Plugin that can pull specific Google…
Neolithic Long Barrow Coldrum Stones near Trottiscliffe with the DJI Mavic Pro drone.
Neolithic, refers to the period of British, Irish and Manx history that spanned from circa 4000 to circa 2,500 BCE. (Source Wikipedia). My aim today was to film the neolithic long barrow known as the Coldrum Stones, with my DJI Mavic Pro drone. The stones are located…
In my last blog of 2015 I mentioned what a special year it had been for us, but honestly 2016 has topped it in so many ways. It was the year Bowen travelled the most miles and visited even more exciting, exotic destinations than ever before. There were…
Have a £1.5 million pound Rolls Royce Silver Ghost for your birthday Mike!
I had a fantastic birthday today. I got my first gift watching the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix, but I will come to that a little later. It was a such lovely day today, Jo and I decided to take a drive up to Essex with the…
We are Mike and Jo Bowen. Originally from South Africa, we now live & work in the United Kingdom. Mike is the blogger, beer drinker, gadget man, investor and Jo is the proofreader, wine drinker, cat lady, sanity checker and “don’t you dare put that on lookatbowen.com“. Together we travel the world and have fun wherever possible. If you are new to this website and want to know more about us, check out the the longer version.
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