Today's answer is Dawson City in Canada's Yukon. Producer Jake Warga visited a bar there and tells us the story behind a favorite local drink called the "Sour Toe Cocktail." ********LISTENER ADVISORY: This audio postcard mentions the cocktail's chief ingredient: a severed human toe.********
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for Australia's southern-most state where today Australia Day celebrations kicked off with great food and traditional games. The answer is Tasmania. Producer Jake Warga sends an Australia Day audio postcard.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Tikrit in the Iraqi province of Salah ad Din. Its home to a palace once occupied by Saddam Hussein. US Sergeant First Class George Havel spent four months in Tikrit and gave reporter Jake Warga a tour of Tikrit's palace.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.
This week, we're bringing you a look at the music US soldiers are listening to in Iraq on their iPods or personal music players. Today, Specialist Kriegshauser gives us his selection, with the help of Correspondent Jake Warga.