Tagged: bulgaria

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2012 year in review!

It’s the last day of 2012! It has been a great year, and next year will be even better.  😉 If you missed anything this year, here’s a quick recap: 1. Werewolves were all over the movies. This year saw the release...

Proof that vampires existed? Vampire Skeleton found in Bulgaria 8

Proof that vampires existed? Vampire Skeleton found in Bulgaria

Earlier this summer (June 2012) archaeologists in Bulgaria unearthed skeletons of what appeared to be none other than real vampires! The skeletons, which date back to the Middle Ages, had been pierced through the heart, and buried, an unmistakable sign that the...

vampire names around the world 13

vampire names around the world

What would you call a vampire if you went to another country?  Well pretty much if you say the word “vampire” the idea is going to translate across countries without problem.  The translated name looks and sounds incredibly similar from language to...

Ustrel Bulgaria Vampire 5

Ustrel Bulgaria Vampire

The Ustrel (Устрел) is a type of vampire from Bulgaria. In Bulgarian folklore, it is said that the ustrel is an evil creature that is cursed with the strong desire to drink blood. Typically it focuses on the blood of cattle. What...