From the pearling capital of Australia to the Iron Awe of the Pilbara…

The Pilbara is a region people identify with remoteness, mining and great expanses of land – and they are not wrong.
Fringing some of the harshest country we had been in, it was as good a place as any for a mine; and there are plenty of them… but then we were travelling in the biggest state of Australia and one of the world’s last great wilderness areas with fewer people per square kilometre than almost anywhere else on the planet!