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Merticus has identified as a real vampire since , and speaks Real vampires, he says, have existed as an organized community for nearly 30 years, urges physicians and mental health professionals to meet vampires. If you have an interest in proving the doubters wrong, where might you find a bona fide vampire? There are of course the traditional hunting. While the likes of True Blood, The Vampire Diaries and Twilight have made the undead more popular than ever, for Brisbane-based make-up.
Particularly in the internet age, vampires are often well attuned to community issues. This is more true for some than others though.
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I found the vampires of Buffalo to be keen to keep up to date with the global community, while those in New Orleans were often more interested in the activities of their local vampire houses an affiliated group of vampires usually led by a vampire elder who helps his or her house members to acclimate to their vampiric nature. The Varied Vampire Community Some houses, and indeed whole vampire communities, as in the case of New Orleans, will combine their efforts to organize charity events, like feeding not feeding on the homeless.
I eventually met around 35 real vampires there, but the total number in New Orleans is easily double that. They ranged in age from 18 to 50 and represented both sexes equally. They practiced sanguinarian blood and psychic feeding — taking energy using, for example, the mind or hands.
Some psychic vampires use tantric feeding, that is through erotic or sexual encounters, while others use what could be described as astral feeding or feeding on another from afar. And others feed through emotion.
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Hunting for vampires in New Orleans. Author provided Some semblance of the real vampire community has existed since at least the early to mids, but my own dealings began in when I entered the New Orleans community clinging to my digital voice recorder.
I eventually met around 35 real vampires there, but the total number in New Orleans is easily double that. They ranged in age from 18 to 50 and represented both sexes equally.
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They practised sanguinarian blood and psychic feeding — taking energy using, for example, the mind or hands. Some psychic vampires use tantric feeding, that is through erotic or sexual encounters, while others use what could be described as astral feeding or feeding on another from afar.
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And others feed through emotion. Afterwards, blood-drinking and psychic vampires feel energised or otherwise better than they would if they were to sustain themselves on regular food alone, like fruits, fish, and vegetables which they eat too.
These vampires described themselves as atheistic, monotheistic or polytheistic. Some identified as heterosexual, some homosexual and some bisexual. Some were married, some were divorced and some were parents. There are of course the traditional hunting grounds of Eastern Europe, the birthplace of popular vampire lore.
However, vampires can apparently be found throughout the world.
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Here is a list of places to either avoid or visit, depending on your feelings towards the undead. Carpathian Mountains, Transylvania Think of vampires and you think of Transylvania.
Vlad's kingdom which was located in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania, is now part of Romania. Vlad was a particularly cruel and bloodthirsty ruler, whose bloodlust has resulted in his being labelled a vampire.
In fact, the Romanians, in common with other Slavic peoples, have long believed in the concept of vampires Although Stoker has fired the imagination of vampire hunters everywhere, and although the Romanians have a great many customs devoted to the detection and destruction of vampires, modern sightings of the nosferatu are either extremely rare or kept very quiet.
Perhaps having had centuries of practice, the vampires of Transylvania are simply very accomplished and manage to keep themselves undetected.
If you plan to travel to Transylvania, go on St George's Eve 22 April as this is traditionally the gathering day for vampires and witches.I Got Real Vampire Fangs
Stoker chose this day for Jonathan Harker to arrive in Transylvania and as we know, he was spectacularly successful in finding his vampire!
From the Spanish Moss dripping from the trees to the breathless steamy nights, the Crescent City oozes a menacing charm. There may be a few vampires lurking in the courtyards of the Vieux Carre, but your best bet for finding a vampire might be in the City's cemeteries. New Orleans' cemeteries are truly Cities of the Dead.