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Birsay sunset, Orkney Mainland

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Birsay sunset, Orkney Mainland
Orkney - Birsay, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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At the very north west corner of Orkney Mainland is the settlement of Birsay, which has a medieval Earl's Palace. A short distance away is the tidal causeway that leads to the Brough of Birsay, where there is a ruined medieval monastery looking over the sea. The setting is fantastic, and Birsay is one of my favourite places in the entire UK. This summer evening I had just finished photographing along the coast by Skipi Geo, when the sun began setting to the west, reflecting off the rocks along the shore. What a sight!

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