Sunrise and hot air balloons over the ancient temples in Bagan, Burma. Bagan is an ancient city hidden deep inside Burma. At the height of the Kingdom of Pagan, the city had over Buddhist temples. Today, over 2200 of these are still standing.
CHINA/TIBET ~Potala Palace~ High above the capital of Tibet, Lhasa, the Potala Palace complex sits on top of mar-po-ri, the 'Red Mountain'. For centuries, until the chinese occupation of Tibet in it was the government seat and residence of the Dalai Lama.
Stroll through the long-beloved Los Angeles County Museum of Art (the one with all the antique lampposts outside). Ogle ongoing James Turrell light exhibits and any other special treats (like the current blockbuster, “Rain Room”).