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sillydoll

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Have you seen the new website for the Pilgrims' Office? It is user friendly, has up-dated information on access to the cathedral, the number of pilgrims who arrive each day, and stats up to April; 2010.

During the month of april 2010, 19.580 pilgrims were received at the Pilgrim's Office. The number of pilgrims in the past Holy Year, 2004, during the same period was 15.933.
Of those pilgrims, 8.487 (43,35%) were women and 11.085 (56,61%) men. 17.313 (88,42%) pilgrims arrived on foot, 2.055 (10,50%) by bicicle, 202 (1,03%) on horseback, and 2 (0,01%) pilgrims on wheel-chair.

Pilgrims' Age:
5.664 pilgrims were younger than 30 years old (28,93%), 11.672 were between 30 and 60 years old (59,61%), and 2.244 were aged above 60 years old (11,46%).

Pilgrims' Motivation:
Religious: 8.773 (44,81%)
Religious and Cultural: 9.446 (48,24%)
Cultural: 1.353 (6,91%)

Starting Points:
Most of the pilgrims received in this period started their Way to Santiago in: Sarria: 5.069 (25,89%); Cebreiro: 2.190 (11,18%); Tui: 1.500 (7,66%); Roncesvalles: 988 (5,05%); Ponferrada: 899 (4,59%); León: 828 (4,23%); S. Jean P. Port: 817 (4,17%); Valença do Minho: 512 (2,61%); etc.

The Chosen Routes:
Most of the pilgrims chose Frances-Camino de: 13.643 (69,68%); Portugues-Camino: 3.138 (16,03%); Via de la Plata: 1.105 (5,64%); Norte-Camino de: 792 (4,04%); Ingles-Camino: 431 (2,20%); etc.
 
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lynnejohn

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Very interesting! Could you please share the website?

Thanks.

lynne
 

lynnejohn

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Thanks. Just noticed it was in the title of the post. Duh!

lynne
 
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