Mardi Gras in Iraq America's home-grown Carnival in New Orleans draws tons of visitors from around the world. But even if you're thousands of miles from Bourbon Street -- or even patrolling the mean streets of Iraq -- it doesn't mean you can't join in the festivities. Hear NPR's Ed Gordon.
NPR logo Mardi Gras in Iraq

Mardi Gras in Iraq

America's home-grown Carnival in New Orleans draws tons of visitors from around the world. But even if you're thousands of miles from Bourbon Street — or even patrolling the mean streets of Iraq — it doesn't mean you can't join in the festivities. Hear NPR's Ed Gordon.