After my busy shore tour, I returned to the peace of my cabin to transfer and sort the day’s photographs, ahead of preparing my L1602 – Here be dragons post. Although the sun was going down fast, I knew it would set behind the island, so I was not on alert for taking sunset photos. Part way through my task, I happened to glance up and through the cabin window, only to see a brightly coloured sky. Grabbing my camera, I rushed on deck, to belatedly catch this scene:
I then waited on deck, and took these other pictures of the twilight scene and illuminated Balmoral:
The lesson was learned – never assume and be more alert in future!