10 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Australia

Australia is home to kangaroos, one of the four major tennis tournaments (Australian Open), and Foster’s beer. Famous actors born there include Hugh Jackman and Cate Blanchett. They even created their own version of football. Chances are you haven’t visited the country, but it’s a pretty unique area and a lot different than you might think. From their love of poker machines to the large amount of beaches, here are some cool and weird facts about Australia.

Lots Of Beaches

There are over 10,000 beaches in Australia, and to put it in perspective, if you were a newcomer and wanted to visit one beach a day, it would take you nearly 30 years to complete that adventure. That’s a lot of time to soak up those sun rays.

Gay Bar Successfully Banned Heterosexuals

The Peel Hotel in Melbourne decided to ban women and straight men from their bar. Why? Because “heterosexual groups and lesbian groups insult and deride, and are even physically violent towards the gay male patrons.”