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The last time we came to Monkey Mia there was the little matter of a 10 hour coach journey through the night with my knees pressed against the seat in front to get there - so my memories are mainly not pleasant ones.
The journey from Carnarvan was uneventful, although we must have found the exact location in
After making our way up the peninsula that is the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, we stopped in Denham for fuel and a quick bite to eat. Imagine my surprise whilst filling up the camper to see a juvenile Emu racing up the main road. There didn’t seem to be anything chasing but it was certainly giving it some legs. We were also introduced to a new warning sign on the way into town for something that looked like a mouse. I asked a guy filling up his fork-lift truck next to me what it was and apparently it’s a Bandicoot. I’ve no idea how big those things are, but on leaving Denham for Monkey Mia I did have thoughts of a mouse the size of a cow being sat in the middle of the road…..silly me.