Miffa Chan


Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
September 9, 2012, 6:05 pm
Filed under: Bangkok, Chan family, scams, Travel
Located around 100 kms from Bangkok Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is the bigest floating market in Thailand.

May be in the past it was worth of visiting this place but now is infected with tourists and its mere existence is to be one of the worst tourist traps in the country.

Normally you book a day trip from your hotel in Bangkok. The price is quite expensive, but you think it will be a great journey. Unfortunately a small van picks you up from the hotel just to get into a big bus with plenty of other people who ate the bait.

A first stop in a coconut oil factory in the way to the market made us suspicious, then you arrive to a long boat deck where an endless line of these machines are waiting to navigate you though the channels.

But the nice pictures you saw in your travel guide of people approaching your boat to sell their merchandise or your boat gently by the side of a nice food stall are that “just pictures”

Instead you arrive to a concrete structure plenty of shops and food stalls. Everything that you will find is pure crap, the same you can buy in any other market.

A great deception that is shared with almost all the people who visited the place. 

Our advice, take a tour in the Chao Praya river, cheaper, nicer and less time consuming.

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South Wales – Crómlechs
September 8, 2012, 11:59 am
Filed under: Beaches, country living, England, Travel

During our first days spent in UK we decided to visit Wales. Driving in this part of Great Britain is a nightmare of Motorways, multiple lanes roads, lot of traffic, stupid roundabouts, but while arriving Wales is just a nightmare maze, plenty of narrow roads where a crash is behind almost any curve.

Father Bunny loves to drive on the wrong side of the road, so he swalloved almost 600 miles in two days with a smiling face.

On Sunday, our Car Navigation System told us we were about five hours far from home, but despite time of the day we decided to seek for a Crómlech* near Trefin.

No one knew about it, so we spent two hours and walked 3 miles along the Welsh coastline to spot it.

When we decided to return, and when Father Bunny was totally pissed off, he founded it right in from of us.

It’s located inside a sheep farm!!!!! Why they don’t just place a sign?

May be they don’t like visitors

*Cromlech is a Brythonic word (Breton/Welsh) used to describe prehistoric megalithicstructures, where crom means “bent” or “curved” and llech means “slab” or “flagstone“.[1] The term is now virtually obsolete in archaeology, but remains in use as a colloquial term for two different types of megalithic monument.

In English it usually refers to dolmens, the remains of prehistoric stone chamber tombs.[2] However, it is widely used in French and Spanish to describe stone circles. Confusingly, some English-speaking archaeologists, such as Aubrey Burl, use this second meaning for cromlech in English too.[3]


Miffa visited Wales
September 6, 2012, 12:34 am
Filed under: Beaches, sea, Travel, united kingdom, Wales
We have done more than 2.000 miles in UK by now. Father Bunny got a new car, a nice DS3, a tiny car, but quite nice.

Today we’re in the British Riviera (yes, they’re crazy) but we have visited very nice places like Wales.

Check some pictures I took in a medieval town