May 13 – 27, 2023
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
University of Southern California Students
Depart the United States. Overnight flight to Europe.
Arrive in Belgrade, Serbia. Check into hotel. Tour Palace of Parliament/Walking tour of Belgrade.
Day trip to Serbia Stara Planina.
Visit Local Farm; learn more about herbs grown there and traditional medicinal practices.
Travel to Sofia. Check into hotel. Walking Tour of Sofia.
Travel to Stolat, Bulgaria
Stone & Compass Center – Nature Walk
Stone and Compass Center – Bulgarian 101
Stone &Compass Center – Honey: Medicine and Commerce
Veliko Turnovo Tsarevets – Bulgarian State and the City of the Tsars
Herb Lecture & Hike
Learn how to make herbal teas ect.
Travel to Varna
Museum of the History of Medicine
Varna Roman Baths
Travel to Bucharest. Check into hotel. Bucharest Old Town Walking Tour. Dinner at Traditional Romanian Restaurant
Meet with a practicing apitherapist and learn about the history of apitherapy in Romania
Visit a plafar — natural pharmacy selling products made from plants, honey and beeswax
Visit Romanian Peasant Museum
Day trip to Romanian spa in Mangalia or Eforie Nord
Return to Bucharest evening
Day trip to local fields to learn about/forage for medicinal herbs
Departure Day from Bucharest and return to the US
Payment can be made in full or following the payment schedule below.
Due: December 15, 2022
Due: March 1, 2023