The Love Valley in Goreme Cappadocia

Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is known for its distinctive fairy chimneys

The Love Valley in Goreme Cappadocia

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see this photo? It’s a cool landscape, right? The rocks are insane to behold. It will bring about some sort happiness for those who marvel at the size of these hard rocks. These massive monuments were erected naturally right out of the Earth’s bosom and kept growing. Laid bare in the dry desert waiting for a wet rain that will shape them continually over the centuries to come. They are the Golden Members of Cappadocia’s amazing landscapes.

This place is called the Love Valley in Goreme – In Turkey’s Cappadocia Region. If the shapes of these rocks have you scratching your head, you’re not alone. Indeed, the name of the valley is named so because of the shape that these rocks show. They are large and the rumors are true. They’re believed to be a symbol of male fertility. Personally, I think someone out there, an alien perhaps, is probably laughing at the prank it made.

Have you been to Cappadocia? (Puns welcome)


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ExposureManual exposure, 1/90 sec, f/8, ISO 100
CameraCanon EOS 5D Mark II
LensTS-E24mm f/3.5L II Shot at 24 mm
FilterPolarizing Filter
LocationGoreme, Turkey