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JC Hotel: ruins

JC Hotel ruins

On route from Windorah to Birdsville we stopped by the JC Hotel. It’s now 50 years since it was abandoned, and nothing much is left.

Betoota: population 0

Betoota: abandoned hotel

Closer to Birdsville lies the ghost town of Betoota. Nobody lives here these days. The abandoned hotel is the last remnant of what was a small outback outpost.

The strong sunlight glares back at you from the sand and rocks. This is winter – I imagine that summers can be a tad hot.