Another day of calm, bright weather. It is hard to take in that this is the second last day of 2013. It is a day to get out and walk. The Lord of the Isles is replacing the Clansman for operational reasons brought about by the weather on the Barra and South Uist sailing. It means visiting the pier before heading for Balephull Bay, West Hynish and the Golf Ball. As the Atlantic breaks on the beach at Balephull Bay and the rocks at West Hynish, it is possible to make out Skerryvore Lighthouse, 11 miles out to sea. After something to eat it is back out to Gott Bay to walk along the shore just after sunset. Click on the photographs for captions or on one of the photographs for a slideshow of larger pictures.