Written by PETA
Take two Royal Enfield motorbikes, a passionate team
devoted to promoting peace and nonviolence and hundreds of young change-makers
in eight nations – and what do you get? A life-altering journey that PETA is
proud to be supporting!
De Paix Yatra, or
the Peace Journey, is
a 13,000-kilometre multinational trip that will take riders Parth Vasavada and
Nitesh Square from India to England. Popular model and actor Debi Dutta is
also onboard to conduct media interviews and help raise awareness about De Paix
Yatra's mission. The team will stop in more than 50 cities in India, Pakistan,
Iran, Turkey, Greece, Italy, France and England, visiting with young people to
encourage them to become active and work for a more peaceful world.
that peace begins on
your plate, the
team members have committed to eating only vegetarian foods during their 65-day
journey. PETA is a proud partner of these peace pilgrims, and we have provided
them with T-shirts to wear on their trip as well as literature to hand out along the way about going vegan, losing
leather and adopting animals.
book and a documentary about the journey are in the works. In the meantime, you
can track the team's progress at its website and
help make your little corner of the world more peaceful by going vegan.
PETA wishes De Paix Yatra all the best!
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