Mumbai: Elephanta Caves and Colaba market



On our third day in Mumbai we took a day trip to Elephanta Caves, temple and meditation place dedicated to god Shiva, located on a tiny island about an hour from Mumbai and inhabited more by monkeys than people. The carvings and statues inside the caves were magnificent and we really enjoyed learning about the story of Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati by the locals. Before heading back we spent some time at the Colaba market in Mumbai, were we always go to buy Indian handmade accessories like the ones I'm wearing in this post. The jacket I got one day before we left home from -believe it or not- Zara. I saw it in a store and subconsciously reached for the label, which said Made in India. That kind of made it a sure purchase for me! 




The gateway of India



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Outfit Details:
Zara embroidered jacket (now in stores)
Theory pants
Sandals and bag bought in India
Bracelets bought in India
ring bought in Jamaica
Necklace bought in Dubai
Rayban folding wayfarers

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8 comments:

  1. beautiful pictures, adore your outfit :) I'm your newest follower!

    Bisous, Marie <3

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  2. Beautiful outfit, love the sandals! :D

    xx MJ
    http://shopaholic-thoughts.blogspot.pt/

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  3. Beautiful outfit and even more beautiful setting, so inspiring!

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  4. i cannot get over this post! The images, outfits, and scenery are awesome! The pedicure is a nice touch too :)
    Jordan Holt
    http://www.exclusivelychic.com

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  5. Beautiful photo's and great ethnic outfit! You fit right into the surroundings.
    Really want to visit India too some day
    Maya
    archistas.com

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  6. Nice jacket...

    jennysbicycle.blogspot.in

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