Today we Skyped with our blogging buddies in Australia, 4KM and 4KJ. It was Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. for us, but for the Australians, it was Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.
It was about 77˚ F (25˚C) in both of our suburbs!
Skyping With 4KM and 4KJ on PhotoPeach
Here are some interesting comparisons:
U.S.A. 9, 826, 675 sq. km (≈ 10 million sq. km)
Australia 2, 967, 892 sq. miles (≈ 3 million sq. miles)
U.S.A. 3,794,101 sq. mi (≈ 4 million sq. mi.)
Americans 312,000,000 million (2011 estimate)
National Seal or Coat of Arms
Australia became a federation on January 1, 1901, and Canberra became the capital in 1927.
The United States became a country on July 4, 1776, and Washington, D.C. became the capital city on July 16, 1790.
|Emu photo by Kathleen Morris|
|Photo by Todd Yollis|
What are some Australian or American facts that are not mentioned in this post?
What questions would you like to discover when we Skype again?
What was your favorite part about the Skype call?