Friday, July 8, 2011
Dark Friday: Vampires Around the World
According to Romanian legend, if a vampire stared at a pregnant woman, she could have a vampire child.
A characteristic only found in Bulgarian vampires is that they have only one nostril.
Bavarian vampires were said to sleep with the left eye open, with their thumbs linked, and to cause plague in cattle.
The vampire known as Upier sleeps at midnight and rises at noon. This vampire can be destroyed by burning its body, but when its body burns, it releases rats and maggots that also have to be killed.
The Bruxsa is a female vampire that lives a human life during the day.At night she is transformed by witchcraft into a vampire that is impossible to kill. She is capable of bearing children, but will usually feed on them. She can take the form of a bird, not a bat.
South East Asia:
The Danag was a good friends of humans until it got a taste of human blood. A woman cut her finger and the Danag licked the blood. It liked it so much, it sucked the woman dry.
Albanian vampires always wear high heel shoes.
The Moravian vampire always attacked in the nude.
The face of a Russian vampire is purple.