Rediscover this day – 25th December 2009 – Christmas at Khamkerri, South Africa.
8 Years ago on this Christmas day, Jo and I were at Khamkerri, South Africa experiencing a bush Christmas with our families. It was the first time we had managed to get everyone together from both sides of the family in the same location. Quite…
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…
R.I.P. Whiskey 2006 – 2016.
Our Whiskey boy passed away today. 🙁 He was such a wonderful Tonkinese cat, so friendly and always up for a game of fetch the pipe cleaner. He use to love following us around the house and garden and was always talking to us through his…
A 60th birthday holiday in the French Riviera.
Where did September go? It was Jo’s birthday just the other day and somewhere between the 7th and 27th we visited Nice, Ville Franche, Eze, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Monte Carlo and Paris. The occasion – Mom’s 60th birthday and how better to celebrate it than a holiday…
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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