Strangest Australian Customs and Traditions

Photo Courtesy: Bernard Spragg.NZ/Flickr

Our Australian friends live about as far away from the United States as you can get, and they have a culture that's equally different. Sure, they may speak English — whether or not you understand them is another question — but that might be one of the only things the two countries have in common.

If you've never heard of thong throwing or "schoolies week," you're in for a treat — check out these strange Australian customs.