Holiday Report – 28 June 2014

Steps taken: 9.862

Today’s first call was at Denbigh Castle, where we enjoyed the view:

Denbigh Castle

Denbigh Castle

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/11
Shutter speed: 1/90s
Focal length: 18mm
ISO: 400
Location: 53° 10.8525′ 0″ N 3° 25.2099′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

On a clear day, you can see for a very long way, but today wasn’t one of those.

From there, we went on to Rhyl and its Seaquarium,  where was saw some seals:

Harbour Seal

Harbour Seal

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/8
Shutter speed: 1/80s
Focal length: 55mm
ISO: 400
Location: 53° 19.4142′ 0″ N 3° 29.5124′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

..and some jellyfish, amongst other things

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/4
Shutter speed: 1/15s
Focal length: 31.5mm
ISO: 6400
Location: 53° 19.3918′ 0″ N 3° 29.4906′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

Then we had an unscheduled detour to Rhuddlan Castle:

Rhuddlan Castle

Rhuddlan Castle

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/6.4
Shutter speed: 1/680s
Focal length: 12.6mm
ISO: 400
Location: 53° 17.3556′ 0″ N 3° 27.9223′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

And then on to Chirk Castle, which by contrast to the ruins seen earlier, is a well-preserved family home. Here’s the front door:

Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/4
Shutter speed: 1/850s
Focal length: 18mm
ISO: 400
Location: 52° 56.1376′ 0″ N 3° 5.3469′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

…and here’s a bedroom

Nice bed...

Nice bed…

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/3.6
Shutter speed: 1/25s
Focal length: 18mm
ISO: 6400
Location: 52° 56.1102′ 0″ N 3° 5.3594′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

We had one last stop at Chirk Aqueduct, another Thomas Telford triumph. Not as big, impressive, scary or hard to pronounce as the more famous one at Pontcysyllte, but worth a visit to see it next to the railway viaduct, which can be seen from the walkway of the Pontcysyllte aquedct.

Chirk Aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/9
Shutter speed: 1/210s
Focal length: 18mm
ISO: 400
Location: 52° 55.6821′ 0″ N 3° 3.724′ 0″ W
Taken: 28 June, 2014

Then it was back to the hotel for a short rest before another fine meal at Fouzi’s.

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