«We will go on excursions and to the fair, as in the old days»

Helena CortesMadrid Updated: 06/23/2022 03:23h

Just getting started
the most anticipated summer
, after two years of restrictions and uncertainty. But this year Carmela and her family will have to stay in Madrid. The economic situation forces them to tighten their belts and give up leisure. She became unemployed in October and, although her husband works, spending two weeks on the beach, as they did before, has now become an unaffordable luxury. “As I am not working, we are considering leaving with my three children for at least seven days, but this year one week is more expensive than two before. Add food, gasoline... If just going to buy is even scary: you take 50 euros and you come back with four things », she laments.

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