Mumbai is where I spent most of my life before heading west. Technically, it is the land of my ancestors although it is an immigrant city which incidentally is also the best thing about it. But the geography of the city i.e. the long peninsula stretching out along the mainland into the Arabian sea has a reassuring effect on the stressed life of its inhabitants.
The Mumbai Metroblogging Blog lists the seven most popular waterfront public locations that brings back memories. Professionally, waterfronts have been close to me since my design dissertation during my undergraduate years was based on waterfront revitalization.