More than a decade ago looking for our first home in Bombay, I learnt the value of a view. Road-view, garden-view, Sea-view, Sea-Link view.. if it’s the view you want, usually there is a premium to pay. This one time I was called excitedly by my broker to come and see a ‘hot property’ with a Sea Link view that I could buy without selling my kidneys.
As I peered out of the window, there it was! The newly inaugurated Bandra-worli Sea Link gloriously standing at exactly 90 degree to my vision. Tall and proud amidst the glorious ocean, with the beautiful highway bordering this gorgeous sight. Taking in the beautiful scene, my eyes moved downwards to the….. what?! What was this?