Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. You can get a room for about $10 to $30 a night (depending on how fancy you go), and you can get street food (like plates of sticky rice) for about $1.
Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions.
Hampi Ruins of Vijayanagara CYCLING GOA TO HAMPI: In the footsteps of the Chalukya and Vijayanagara empires http://www.amazon.com/CYCLING-GOA-HAMPI-footsteps-Vijayanagara-ebook/dp/B00V2H8LQA/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1427333150&sr=1-1 In India: http://www.amazon.in/CYCLING-GOA-HAMPI-footsteps-Vijayanagara-ebook/dp/B00V2H8LQA/ref=sr_1_6?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1427333321&sr=1-6