beckydaroff.com [beckydaroff.com] I finally went to the Getty! It was beautiful! We were there to see the exhibit The Spectacular Art of Jean-Leon Gerome [getty.edu] which, for me, was absolutely worth the cross-country trip. This is my brother and I with the banners for the exhibit behind us. notice how much happier he is to be in a picture with his girlfriend than his sister This is what happens when I let my camera out of my hands for two seconds. This is Adam and Jean-Leon Gerome. check it out - the guard looks like Monet!!The Getty has a really gorgeous collection. a view of the grounds, and LA in the distance After we spent several hours at the Getty, Adam took us on a tour of his old neighborhood: Venice. Absolutely gorgeous!! Venice Beach Pacific Sun the view from the roof of one of Adam's friend's apartments, looking out towards the Santa Monica pier As we were heading down to the Santa Monica pier to check out the ferris wheel riding the ferris wheel, which was right on the ocean so imagine the view as you came up to the top of the wheel. Just you, the ocean and the moon.