It's very cliched I know, but I've been up to visit the dolphins at Monkey Mia and seen a few interesting sights along the way. I took the route up through the Midlands which is mostly wheat country - small towns dominated by huge wheat storage facilities and a tiny railway line that runs alongside the road. There's more than one way to get gold from the ground here.
Now it's run by Roxanne, an ex -Melbournian and former art teacher who likes to bring in comedians and musicians
Shell Beach at the Southern end of Hamelin Pool has been the repository for wave upon wave of crushed cockle shells for thousands of years
The rest of the countryside looks like this