DAY 1 Arrival to Lokve, visit to the cave and walk along the lake. Meeting women keepers of local heritage.
*Departure from Zagreb, first stop at Kamačnik for strudel
DAY 2 Excursion to the source of Kupa and a tour of geomantic spots. We will visit places of strong/obvious evidence of Earth's powers. Leaning on stones, raised in special places, we feel the power of the surrounding nature.
DAY 3 Excursion to the seaside. The riviera of Opatija is a line of beautiful small towns. After a Lungo Mare walk, we leave for the inland of Istra and the smallest city in the world.
DAY 4 Visit to the Plitvice lakes. Transfer to our new accomodation on Bjelolasica. Clean mountain air, a creek and vicinity of Bijele stijene (White Cliffs).
DAY 5 Meeting and spending time with locals. Enjoying daily routin: splitting wood or common cooking. We are accomodated near Bijele stijene, a group of karst peaks and one of the most famous and impressive trails to pass.
DAY 6 The day of storytelling. We leave for Ogulin, city of Crotia's most famous fairytale writer, Ivana Brlić Mažuranić. There, we listen to and tell tales.
DAY 7 A whole day visit to the International Center for Ceramics or creative workshop (depanding on group interest and availibility)
DAY 8 Company, contemplation, summing impressions, group meditation to relax and silence. Gong bath.
DAY 9 Return to Zagreb with a break at Rastoke (watermills).
Bus transportation during the program
3 nights at mountain houses Runolist
5 nights in appartments Bjelolasica
meals: breakfast 8x, lunch 7x, dinner 8x
entrance tickets for National park Risnjak, National park Plitvice lakes, Ivana's house in Ogulin
Minimal number of participants:
NOTE: bring warm clothes, winter walking shoes, rain gear