To me travelling is like a living geography lesson. I watch for the changes in the soil and terrain, the different native forests and the land use and try to recall a little of what I learnt in high school.
We found fields of milo sorghum ready to harvest. Last year we departed several weeks later and saw only a few unharvested fields up in Queensland so I was glad to get a better shot this year. I wanted to get a closeup of the seed heads but the field was fenced.
I also saw tell-tale signs of a cotton harvest, blobs of white along the roadside, but like last year were too late to see any unpicked fields.