Photo: stophel on Vimeo
Germany’s Black Forest got its name from the conifers that block out most light below, giving the region a mysterious aura. Add castles, cuckoo clocks, castles and tiny villages and you’ve got the setting for a real-life fairy tale.According to legend, the Brothers Grimm were inspired by the forest in their native country when they wrote Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty.
A German photographer who calls himself stophel posted his amazing images of the forest on video-sharing site Vimeo.
The forest was said to inspire the Brothers Grimm as they wrote Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel.
The Black Forest used to be full of cuckoo clock makers renowned for their precision, but most were shut down during World War II.
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