Feb 8, 200602:43 PMThe Life
The Big Easy
Feb 8, 2006 - 02:43 PMNew Orleans is still recovering from Katrina, but this year's Mardi Gras will go on as scheduled. The city needs visitors more than ever.
Carnival season in the Southern Hemisphere is coming from a slightly different mindset: the Brazilian government plans to distribute 25 million free condoms...
You come down here in a four piece suit
Pork pie hat and the alligator boots
Keep jerking rabbits outta your hat
Now can ya pull a disappearing act
--"Go Back To Your Woods" by Robbie Robertson & Bruce Hornsby, from Storyville