I visited Abu Dhabi in December 2012. To my surprise for much of the day it was drizzling and at some point I even had to switch on my windshield wipers. I'd love to go back one day if and when the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is finished.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Just outside Abu Dhabi
Garbage in the desert outside Abu Dhabi