Episode from the podcastTravel with Rick Steves

120 Australia & Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Released Sunday, 27th January 2008
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From kangaroos to Carnival, Rick focuses on the attractions of Australia, and the celebrations surrounding Mardi Gras parties and parades in New Orleans. Rick explores Aussie culture and New Orleans with Lonely Planet experts. We'll also hear how Mardi Gras is a series of celebrations for all ages, and why it's so important in helping revive the spirit of New Orleans. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.