Ozero Roshino Travel Guide

  • Ice and snow in winter
    Ice and snow in winter
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  • Roschino house and old birch trees
    Roschino house and old birch trees
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  • Roschino map
    Roschino map
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Ozero Roshino Things to Do

  • Poet Edith Södergran

    Edith Södergran was a well-known Finnish poet who spent her summers in Raivola, now known as Roschino. She died there in 1923 and there is a monument to her in the memorial park.She was born in St. Petersburg in 1892 whe she later studied German and wrote most of her poems in German. She was recognized more after her death and could be considered...

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  • World Village Festival

    Folk groups from all over of Russia, and neighboring countries of Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Poland and Finland participate in the festival in August.The festival re-creates many nations' old rites of ploughing, sowing, harvesting and other traditions, sacred dances, fortune-telling, and suchlike. One rite, of Central Russia, women...

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  • Veteran's Memorial Park

    In the center of town but hidden under trees by the bluffs. It is a nice area to sit and meditate. Behind the monumernt is green grass and trees and a favorite spot for locals to sit and have a picnic. You can see the Lakes from here and Edith Södergran Monuments are on the way.Roschino was a key area in the Russian -Finland border disputes that...

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Ozero Roshino Off The Beaten Path

  • Russian Forest: grassy bog

    Low spots inthe forest create vernal pools or grassy bogs. Along the edge may be many mushrooms and a different grass in the wetlands, or even lilly pads if the water is permanent.Watch for mosquitoes in the early summer.

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  • Russian Forest: local lizard

    We don't know the name of them, but smalllizards come out to sun themselves and look for bugs in the Roschino area.

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  • Russian Forest: Street Apples

    Whether wild or someone threw out an apple years ago, you may fine apple trees growing anywhere near a grassy meadow. The small green apples are not too sweet, but tasty and make good pies.Almost a wild species in the forest.

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    Roschino map

    by sennaya Updated Feb 16, 2008

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    Favorite thing: It is hard to find a map of the area except in an automobile atlas.

    Google now has satelite imagery in the area for more info. But still not enougth

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