The Arabian story of Mumbai: The Bandra-Worli Sea Link

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link is a 5.6 kilometer-long cable stayed bridge that links Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai …

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The Bandra–Worli Sea Link is a 5.6 kilometer-long cable stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts on either side that links Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai.

The foundation stone of this ₹16 billion (US$240 million) bridge was laid in 1999.This Bridge was opened to the public on 30th June 2009.

The sea-link reduces travel time between Bandra and Worli during peak hours from 60–90 minutes to 20–30 minutes. (Source: Wikipedia)

My Adventure:

The Stairway

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These bronzed, uniformly built steps are framed with fence brimming with plants bearing light-purple blooms; I liked the ease and the greenery while climbing the staircase to reach the spot to capture the magnificent view of the bridge.

The Bridge

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Fun facts about Bandra-Worli sea link: It weighs equivalent to that of 50,000 African elephants, is 63 times the height of the Qutub Minar, has consumed 90,000 tonnes of cement which would suffice to make five ten-storied buildings, the height of the cable-stayed tower is equal to a 43-storey building. (Source: rediff.com)

Under the Bridge

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I glanced under the bridge to find these columns of buildings.

The city of Mumbai, a union of seven islands, is situated on the Arabian Sea coast of India and is full of sophisticated features.

Author: mirandavoice

I am the author of the blog, mirandavoice.com, which is based on photography, fiction and non-fiction piece of writing. I am also the author of another blog, masalahealth.wordpress.com: A blog of innovative and healthy food recipes written in an unorthodox format. I am a recipe developer. I have an inherent ability to create recipes with new flavours using natural ingredients - I create both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes, for this I usually use less number of ingredients to keep the recipe simple and easy, which are certainly tasty and are beneficial to health in general. Each recipe is written according to my awareness of the recipe when I create it, in a writing skill which is very easy for the reader to comprehend. Sylvia Miranda (mirandapresence@gmail.com)

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