Friday, January 04, 2008

Exchange your dollars, then go see Taj Mahal

Who needs your stinking money? It'll be worth less by the end of the day.
In yet another troubling sign for the greenback, at least one of the seven wonders of the world is now off-limits if you have only U.S. currency in your pocket.

India's tourism minister said Thursday that the dollar will no longer be accepted at the Taj Mahal and other national tourist sites.

For years, tourists visiting most sites in India were charged either $5 or 250 rupees.

But after falling 11 percent in 2007, hitting nine-year lows to hover around 39 rupees, the dollar is out.

Via Seattle Times.



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