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The Vampires of Albania

Every country has its own vampire myths, its own vampire species and one country with some of my all time favorite vampire legends is Albania. Due to being in the Balkans, with Yugoslavia to the north and Greece to the south, Albania has been susceptible to the cultural influences of the other Balkan states, which…

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Greece and Vampires

The beautiful country of Greece is one of the great vampire countries, the home of many undead. Greece has an abundance of vampire lore and myths, all of which have been well documented throughout time. Greek undead date all the way to the ancient world, with such wicked creatures as the lamia, empusa, ephialtae and…

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The Mischievous Kythnos Vampire

Today’s vampire tale is of a rude and mischievous lil’ vampire named Andilaveris and this vamp was one that caused all sorts of trouble on the small Greek island of Kythnos. You see, most of the vampires on the island of Kythnos had been destroyed over time and no new vamps were created due to…

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Vampires VS Werewolves

Vampires and werewolves. Each have a large fan base, a substantial collection of stories and myths, and a seemingly never-ending feud. The two are pretty much known by all to hate one another. You have movies like Underworld, books like Twilight and the Anita Blake series, all showing either a strained vampire/werewolf relationship or full…

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Santorini and the Vrykolakas

Believe it or not, the picturesque country of Greece was once believed to be the most vampire infested of all the world. Specifically the island of Santorini was said to be the home of countless undead, mainly the dreaded Vrykolakas. If you were to look up information on Santorini Island you would be amazed that…

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