The exact meaning of “la cuesta de enero” doesn’t immediately translate to English as it’s literally, “the uphill January”. When taken in a Spain context, this is however, a struggle very much felt in the country. Typically everyone is broke from buying holiday gifts not just for the traditional Three Kings celebration but also Christmas, as well as all the festive meals and special drinks involved during this period. Then, as it’s a new calendar year, metro and train tickets go up, gas and electricity, postage as well, the heating […]
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