Chabowka Skansen, December 2005, © M. Mazurek
(From an original by Milosz Mazurek on the parowozy.pl website. Click photo to see more pictures of Chabowka in the snow.)
The New Year’s Eve Steam Special from Chabowka to Zakopany this year has an an outlaw theme. The legend of Janosik – a Robin Hood like figure – permeates local folklore in the land of the mountain people, the Gorale. For 200 PLN a head, or 390 PLN for two, you get includes traditional Polish food, folk musicians and a band of outlaws, the grilling of Polish garlic sausages over a bonfire, some booze, a glass of fizzy wine AND a Ty2 steam pulling your vintage train from Chabowka to Zakopane and return. More details from Fundacja Era Parowozow.