The world hasn’t seen anything like what is happening with the Corona virus pandemic, or in fact, operations of this scale happen in many of our lifetimes. What is currently occurring around the world in each country is different, and here in Spain we are on at least a 14 day lockdown to help stem the spread of the virus. This got us thinking about some of the positives of a lockdown and more particularly why a lockdown in Spain isn’t so bad.
You may have to stay in apart from going to the shops or the pharmacy, but when you can relax on a balcony or terrace with a fantastic view of the countryside, golf course or Mediterranean, life isn’t so bad. Whether you love the sunshine or not, it is something that lifts your spirits even in the darkest of moments. If you have a private pool, then working, sunbathing and a dip in the pool could be a typical day.
This is a time where people are coming together and helping each other out. It is heart-warming to see more mobile people helping those less fortunate or in one of the high-risk groups. Like Italy, Spain is a very social place and to be isolated will not dampen the spirits of those singing on balconies or doing group exercise whilst socially distancing. If you don’t have a community surrounding you, there will be one online.
Try things you wouldn’t normally
The rise in online choirs has been phenomenal. You may not be able to get out but the sense of being amongst those that share your love of song is a powerful antidote to feeling isolated. If you are a person of routine, now is the perfect time to try something new. Start to learn a new language, do an online course, write letters to old friends or practice yoga.
Eat, drink and be merry
Although you may only be allowed out singularly you can still delight in the wonderful colours and flavours of delicious wines and tapas. Make a real effort in putting together tasty nutritious foods of the region and enjoy the company of whoever you are sharing your isolation with.
This is the perfect time to dream about your future. What plans do you have in place to make the most of your life? Wherever you are in the world, have you dreamt about owning property in Spain? This is the time to paint those pictures. Do you want a property on a golf course so you and your friends can do more of what you love? That villa with a pool you’ve dreamt about, start researching and you’ll find some great deals available on property on our website.
The team here at Bromley Estates hope that you stay safe, stay positive and hopefully everything will return to something close to normality soon. We are still available on the end of the phone, online chat, whatsapp or email, so stay in touch.