Your scented travel memories: Abu Dhabi

“Being driven into the heart of the Abu Dhabi desert, our first impression was that we had been swallowed up by the pages of National Geographic.

The first part of our honeymoon was spent at a resort juggling the pool, the enormous mezze buffet and our terrace lounge – the air tinged by the fragrant dustiness from the desert. The oasis resort we were staying at added sweet, sticky notes to the desert perfume. We found the atmosphere perpetually exotic, spotting camels, clay pots, mosaic metals, silk tents and extravagant fountains scattered around the grounds.

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