Photographer's Note

This is a view of Kurucay Village near the town of Cubuk. The shot is taken during rainfall.

Here is a brief info from Wikipedia:

Çubuk is a town and district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, outside the city of Ankara. Çubuk is the flat plain 38 km north of the city where Ankara airport is located. According to 2000 census, population of the district is 81,747 of which 76,716 live in the town of Çubuk. The district covers an area of 1,362 km2 (526 sq mi) and the average elevation is 1,100 m (3,609 ft).

There has long been a Turkish presence in this area. The area was settled by Seljuk Turks in the 14th century and in 1402 the Battle of Ankara was fought here between the Ottoman Empire and Timur.
Today the district is farmland irrigated from the Çubuk reservoir and famous for its pickled cucumbers and its cherries. Cubuk is a sister city of Sabinov, Slovakia..

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