Earth's Children

The Valley is the location where Ayla lives during the events of The Valley of Horses. The valley is formed by the prehistoric Southern Bug river (Ukraine).

Geographic characteristics[]


Map from Don's Maps.[1]

From the map in the novel it is clear that the valley has to be located in the northern part of the Southern Bug river. The most detailed map of the area was made by

The southern part on the river has a high cliff. On the northern part the elevation is not steep.