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!
Written by Kriti-S
Everyone carries a handbag, but you can carry a piece of art! If you are
bored with identical-looking factory-made bags and prefer creative,
out-of-the-box designs, Canvas Creations has a lot to offer you!
Creations was started by an artist father and his two marketing-savvy
daughters. They are raising the bar of creativity in the bag industry by
crafting sturdy canvas bags that are hand-painted by artists.
And best of all, the bags are absolutely vegan and cruelty-free. Renowned
artist and owner of Canvas Creations Bijit Mukherjee says, "Canvas
Creations believes in playing with paint and not with blood". Hear hear,
Enter to win one of these snazzy handbags by telling us your favourite
places to shop for leather-free goods? Send us your entries by commenting
The contest is closed now!
Vegan bag company Princesse K is partnering with PETA
to give you a chance to win an über trendy frog-inspired handbag from its Tropical Muse Collection. The bag is exquisitely embellished with crystals and beads – who wouldn't want
to flaunt this fabulous faux-leather tote everywhere that they go?!
Want a chance to win it? Tell us where you would flaunt this leather-free
looker by leaving a comment below. The person with the most interesting answer
will take home the prize! The contest ends on 6 January 2012, and the winner
agreeing to both by commenting.
While you're waiting to see if you're the lucky one
who bagged this glam bag, take a peek at Princesse K's collection of luxurious handbags.
And good luck!
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