Berneray acts as a magnet to photographers and their images are to be found in galleries, books, brochures and poster-displays throughout the world. Here’s one by Mike Shailes. It’s of Borve Beach and is, conveniently for this time of year, on sale. Could it be a present opportunity? The hostel is on the east side of the island that has many fine vistas of the Sound of Harris. The west side has sand of outstanding appeal, sights to distant horizons and the sound of the ocean.