Before moving from Dubai I made a quick dash up to Beirut for a long weekend. This was in January 2011. It was coming out of winter and it was cool. As we flew over Saudi Arabia I could see the perfect black circular oil wells in the desert below and thought it was amazing (and still is) but then we flew over this....
SNOWTOPPED SAND DUNES
Flight to Beirut
I have never seen anything like this and it truly took my breath away - it really does get cold in the desert!