Dramatic photos cast Europe’s ancient castles in a new light – KTVZ

Allyssia Alleyne, CNN For centuries, medieval castles — hulking, isolated triumphs of masonry — have held a special place in the Western imagination, evoking at once a sense of history, fantasy, war and romance. They are the perennial backdrops for period dramas and children’s books, travel brochures and fashion spreads. But in his latest book,