Except civilisation. It is hard to say which is more revolting - the undeserved opulence of the Arab playboys or the squalor of their slave labourers. And those on this site who get hot under the collar about global warming will boil over at the bit about the indoor ski mountain. Thanks to Harry's Place, which has recovered a bit of its sanity, although it is still wilfully blind to the real enemy:
I found this report from Johann Hari to be informative, thanks to some good old fashioned investigative journalism.
It casts a harsh light on the realities of life in Dubai -