Friday, September 25, 2009

Money, Money, Money...

Nepal has run out of money.

The day before the biggest festival begins, and there is no physical money to be had in the whole country:

S. and I have enough money to feed ourselves for the next few days, but our rampant book buying may have to be curtailed temporarily. I'd gotten used to living with scheduled blackouts, patchy hot water and main roads that I wouldn't even take a rally car down, but somehow it never occurred to me that a whole country could run out of paper money.

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