Fields of fragrant lavender herald the arrival of summer in northwestern Turkey's Tekirdağ and Edirne provinces. As the number of COVID-19 outbreak cases in Turkey goes down, photographers and nature-lovers start to make their way to the region to take photos in the blooming lavender fields. 'This place is great, a place everyone should come and see,' Reyhan Özen, a visitor who came to Tekirdağ to take photos with friends, told an Anadolu Agency correspondent. She and other visitors wander the paths between the flowers wearing masks to protect against the coronavirus. Özen said she stayed home most of the time during the pandemic and continues to take measures to protect against the virus during the normalization process. Erdi Keskin, another newcomer to the region, said the lavender fields form a natural studio for photography. 'We just discovered this place, and it's a great place,' he said. 'We are very happy to immortalize this beauty.'