Płaj 34 – Abstracts

Andrzej Wielocha
Half a century in the mountains. The ,,Beskidians” anniversary
An essay on history of the Students Circle of the Beskidian Guides in Warsaw (SKPB), celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2007.
Dariusz Czerniak
Hydroenergetic systems in Oltenian Carpathians (part II)
The continuation of an extensive description of the hydroenergetic systems in Southern Carpathians, especially the Olt River Valley cascade and Iron Gate dam on Danube River.
Andrzej Wielocha
Kyrlibaba — a very carpathian village
An extensive article describing the history and present time of Kyrlibaba (Cârlibaba) village in Romanian part of Bucovina, with special concern to the fighting of the II Bri¬gade of the Polish Legions in 1914. Accompanied with information about restoration of the memorial of the fallen Legionnaires, initiated by the Carpathian Society.
Bartłomiej Błesznowski
Contact or conflict area? Some sociological reflections on the history, present day and future of the Saxon communities of Siebenburgen
An article, summarising the sociological research of the Romanian, Romany (Gypsy) and German rural communities in Siebenburgen, made by the students of the Warsaw University.
Tomasz Smoliński
The may weekend in Padish
An account on the brief excursion into Apuseni Mts. in Western Romania, ended with accident and rescue operation.
Jan Skłodowski
The unknown graves of the polish soldiers in Czerniowce
An account on facts and guesses about the burial places of the Polish soldiers of World War I, presumably placed in the walled crypt in the ex-Jesuit church in Czerniowce (Tshernivtzi).
Adam Bartosz
The memory of the polish general in Siebenburgen
An account of the excursion to the places connected with gen. Joseph Bem’s part in the 1848 Hungary Independence War.
Jan Skłodowski
The roman catholics in Rafajłowa
The history of the Roman catholic church in Rafajłowa (Eastern Carpathians, now in Ukraine) and description of another remains of pre-war Roman Catholic community of this village.
Ewa Bryła
Multicultural Tyrawa Wołoska. A report on ,,the Carpathian minority heritage” society activities
A report on the restoration works conducted by the a.m. NGO from Zagórz on the abandoned cemeteries in Tyrawa and another places of the Przemyśl Highland.
Adam Bartosz
The galitsian germans in the Nowy Sącz open air museum
Information about newly open exposition, presenting the architecture of the German settlers from the end of 18th century.
Tomasz Kowalik
An essay on well-known Polish philosopher, rev. Josef Tischner, and his ties with Łopuszna village (Gorce mts), accompanied with the description of the Memorial House dedicated to him.
Zenon Staniszewski
Unknown Wabersich
Brief essay on the almost unknown writer Konrad Waldemar Wabersich, connoisseur of the Tatra Mts. and its Dialect.
Zenon Staniszewski
The carpathian philately
Continuation of the presentation of postal stamps with Carpathian motives, this time mostly the Little Carpathians and Iron Gate dam.
Zbigniew Burzyński
The catastrophe on the Chochołowska glade
An excerpt from the published memoirs by famous Polish balloon pilot on the failed start of the stratospherical balloon in 1938.