For the first time, more foreign pilgrims than spaniards

(Photo from La Voz de Galicia)

La Voz de Galicia reports today that for the first time since statistics where collected in 1985 that there are more foreigners receiving the compostela than Spaniards.

The article focuses on the fact that last year, 58.700 foreigners recieved the compostela and “only” 55 326 Spaniards.

The articles also mentions that pilgrims from 121 countries received the compostela in 2007.