is one of the westernmost towns in Queensland.
in the outback
of Queensland, this small town is home for about
Surrounded by some beautiful red soils, and mostly known
for Min Min lights.
Main street by rplzzz via Flickr.com
While the mysterious Min
have been reported in a lot of places in western Queensland and New
South Wales, Boulia took the step to turn the phenomenon to tourist
dollars and built the Min
Encounter where you can learn all about the lights. This
the town's tourist information centre.
The vast outback Queensland. by RaeAllen via Flickr.com
Another thing to see is the Stonehouse
- an old cottage with some old memorabilia, outback signs and even
dinosaur fossils. There are also some other cute old buildings such as
a tiny butchery, laundromat and the smallest RSL club I have ever seen.
Airport. by rplzzz via Flickr.com
There is the old pub, Australia Hotel, and there is also a caravan
park. And there is a lot of empty land around the town to camp in the
bush, in case you want to have a chance to see the lights.
The Australian Hotel. by iain.davidson100 via Flickr.com
Here's a map of the town. You can
anywhere on the map to zoom it in and see the places
closer. Drag the map to move around, and if you want to see the
satellite image with Google Earth, click on "Sat" in the top right hand
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