Mumbai’s entrepreneurial dreams climb as high as the gleaming skyscrapers that define its skyline. This great city of more than ten million people is the capital of the state of Maharashtra and also the commercial capital of the whole country…center of industry, transportation, and communication, its fine harbor on the Arabian Sea makes its one of the world’s busiest ports. …..”Bombay” to locals, Mumbai is totally a hip place to be — from food, to fashion and a thriving nightlife, this town will keep all your senses on high alert.

Gateway of India

Gateway of India

Be sure and visit Colaba, the tourist hub of Mumbai. Colaba starts with the Gateway of India — the landmark of Mumbai. Colaba is the South Mumbai district filled with cafes, bars, and plenty of shops. Chowpatty Beach is a popular beach where many celebrations of festivals such as Coconut Day and the Ganesh Chaturthi immersions take place. On the beach you’ll find statues of India’s freedom fighters, Lokmanya Tilak and Vithalbhai Patel who symbolize the freedom struggle. Chowpatty occupies a special place in the life of Bombay, having been the venue of mass political meetings in the pre-independence era.

In the evening Chowpatty develops a magical atmosphere

One Year Countdown to Beijing Olympic Games The Chinese capital of Beijing is adopting eco-friendly technologies in transportation, power supply, water and waste management to ensure a "green" Olympic Games, according to the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. Beijing plans to use 100 hybrid-electric vehicles

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ETHICAL FASHION SHOW® 2007, 4th Edition
OCTOBRE 11th to 14th
At the Tapis Rouge 67, rue du Faubourg St-Martin 75010 Paris

Come October, Paris will be hosting the fourth Ethical Fashion Show. Attracting thousands of eager buyers and a growing number of labels alike,(more than 60 labels and 4,000 attendees last year), major retailers like Marks & Spencer and the fashion cataloger La Redoute are actively expanding their ethically sourced apparel lines.

Sikkim Monks

Monks of Sikkim

Sikkim a small, picturesque mountainous state in India. Bordering Nepal, China and Bhutan, offers a myriad of opportunities for trekking, mountain biking, mountaineering and yak safaris, with its lavish green mountain trails, extraordinary mountains and spectacular mountain rivers. In addition to its spectacular natural beauty, Sikkim also possesses a captivating cultural tradition and is home to large Nepali, Bhutia and Lepcha speaking communities.