Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Jordan's Crusader castles: storm the ramparts

At the crossroads of the Middle East, poised between Europe, Arabia, Africa and Asia, Jordan has seen countless armies come and go. Some have vanished without trace, others have left their mark in the form of Jordan’s hundreds of archaeological sites and ancient buildings.

The most dramatic of these are the many castles dotted around the country – including these three classic examples from the medieval Crusader period.

Click here to read this article from the Daily Telegraph