Keep garlic on their doors, and do not go into the woods. Do not intrude into things where you do not belong. One day, a girl was reported to have escaped from the Carter brothers' apartment and run to the authorities. It has always been a notorious place for missing persons—that is, it is a place where people just disappear and no one ever knows what happened to them. Clinical vampirism has been recognized as a neurological disease in which those with symptoms drink human blood, believing it to be beneficial for their health. Rue Royal and Ursaline st.? There are those who have stood close by … I would't want to be a vampire, the idea of killing people to live and for satisfaction triggers me. No legit vampire is going to admit to being a vampire, so to answer your question, not likely. That night like any other night I was not really drinking because I was the one driving, so I remember very well til this day where I parked. https://exemplore.com/paranormal/The-Vampire-Legends-of-New-Orleans If only he'd just leave these things alone, I would still have my son. Now I was paralyzed with fear. We all just looked at each other like .. Ha. Oh this story is indeed true, almost accurate. Vampires are REAL. The blood of the French, Spanish, Indian, African, Creole, and English all mix together here, where the mosquito is not so picky. And to this day I still do. We walked around the block a few times before finding the car right where I had parked and we had walked by it at least 3 times. There were near equal numbers of men and women, and the members were between the ages of 18 and 50. The world is still full of mysteries. I simply like to drink blood, and yes, real blood. And surely having spat it out they wouldn't have known straight away that it was human blood? This 90-minute tour will take you into the dark world of the vampires! Ive been craving blood ever since I was little, everytime I got a cut I would like the taste of it against my lips. I feel the same way as the random guy did. It was not with sarcasm that our guide told us to stay away, she even asked that we text her when we returned safely to our hotel that night. And, of course, he would do more than just kill his victims; he was believed to drink the blood of all 32 of his victims. I’m very intrigued. He was at court to light the fires that started the French revolution. Thank for sharing I too was on this tour but it was back in 2004. My 10 year old was scared but Jonathan was great at answering questions and he didn't seem to be bothered by it. All they found were bottles of wine, and, after pouring themselves a glass, drinking it, and then spitting it out, they discovered that it was not only wine in those bottles—it was wine mixed with human blood. They were gone. I sat frozen in my bed in disbelief and then it happened again. Fast forward to New Orleans, Louisiana, and there appears a man by the name of Jacques Saint Germain in the early 20th century. Anyway, this was really interesting, thanks for sharing with us. I never told anyone and we never talked about it. He would throw lavish parties and invite the elite, and everyone would sit enraptured in the conversation and food. So keep believein there is nothing wrong with believein n something. In the morning I checked the window and it was impossible to open. In the year 1942, Damon Salvatore lived in New Orleans with a woman named Charlotte, who, he had turned into a vampire after she had begged him to do so. Eventually, some women were sent. A few years later, when the Carters were finally executed, their bodies were placed in a New Orleans vault. The man you speak of in France and N.O. New Orleans boasts a whole host of vampire, cemetery, voodoo, and ghost tours, which often last as long as two hours. You'll never know who and what you're gonna see. they are ruthless beings who will do anything to satiate their thirst for human blood. Thank you to everyone who attended the NOVA brunch! I just want to find one so that i can become one and so i can be strong. Jonathan was our guide. During the 19th century, the presence of infectious diseases in New Orleans fueled fear, superstitions and folklore — including the existence of vampires in New Orleans, according to the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. I can not guarantee if you will live. As I doing down the street, I saw to men coming towards me, the two looked to be caucasian in appearance, and they wore casual suits. But I won't give up, I want to be immortal and I will find them. I'm sorry for this disturbing message but I want to know if they are real, where they are now how I can find them. With Jonathon. He fits every description of the Comte above: Around 40 years of age with heavy money bags, the most fascinating of dinner guests, and still a complete mystery. There was much speculation about the Count’s lineage and immense wealth, which resulted in the development of many myths and legends about his background. Some semblance of the real vampire community has existed since at least the early to mid-1970s, but my own dealings began in 2009 when I entered the New Orleans community clinging to my digital voice recorder. Yes, eternal life sounds great but think about the killing. One such strange individual called New Orleans his home in the early 1900s, and by some accounts was more than merely an eccentric, but also an immortal vampire. I don't know maybe it was a ghost or something. I have seen some crazy shit in my time......but the tour seems to be just a nice gimmick and i have nothing against the nice folks down there that run it but i think that this whole thing is kinda nuts... if you would like to know what i have seen that is kinda strange over the years.... well hear is my email. She escaped by falling from the balcony and then reported the incident to the police. I believe in vampires an many other things an hopefully soon I'll b goin to NO. Aside for the obvious, they're just trying to live out their existence to the best of their ability, and, like humans, some are good, and some are evil. No, im not eternal or do i have extreame strength. i like eternal life. Many New Orleanians familiar with this tale will tell you in all earnestness that the vampire Ramon, the first known vampire in Old New Orleans, never really went to his repose, and that in the courtyard of the old house, now broken into anonymous apartments and businesses, there is yet a rusty old blacksmith’s stake in a remote and overgrown portion of an old garden. I sensed a darkness throughout the FQ but it was an elegant, beautiful darkness that connected with on many levels. John and Wayne Carter were brothers. It is unclear whether the Count Saint Germain and Jacques are the same person, but believers speculate that they are. I used to be a street kid in New Orleans during the 90's. He did, according to some accounts, claim to be a son of Francis II Rakoczi, Prince of Transylvania. It was the 1930s during the Great Depression and times were hard, so a man worked all he could. There is more drama to be found in them than in Mexican soap series. I've become lore'd into the '78 cult case in front of the St. Marys Assumption Church (next to the Old Ursaline Convent). The city has a rich and colorful history and is the perfect place for scouting out the supernatural. This is not to say that vampires, in one form or another, do not exist. Love New Orleans Vampires..keep the stories coming!! I love learning about vampire lore and sharing my knowledge with others. I loved visiting the city and highly recommend taking the tour! To much time and effort has already accumulated on research into this city and all I found was this type of subject is nothing more than profit over actual facts. The organization accepts all paradigms, or denominations of sorts, of those who identify as vampires. I never went on any of the tours but I watched them meet on Bourbon St. in front of Lafitte's blacksmith shop bar. To the "Mr" guy who claims to be a "vampire": STOP IT. … Well i've been searching on the internet for some pictures or information but I couldn't remember enough from the tour. It's important to remember before complaining that the fact you are on this site talking about vampires means he did his job well because the stories stayed with you. I mainly want to pick the brains of the tour guides, and anyone with evidence and history, documented. Let this be a warning to you all. You decide! You have to know what to look for, though (no, I'm not getting into that). Founded in 2005, NOVA was established to provide support and structure for the vampire and other-kin subcultures and to provide educational and charitable outreach to those in need. Some houses, and indeed whole vampire communities, as in the case of New Orleans, will combine their efforts to organise charity events, like feeding (not feeding on) the homeless. email@example.com. and what are theories, I mean these theories must've come from somewhere. Cemeteries in New Orleans are quite picturesque—not only are they more ornate than the rest of the nation's, but they inter many generations of one family inside one vault. I am intrigued by these stories and I want to believe vampires exist, however this story just doesn't seem to make much sense. Please note ALL Endless Night events are at the House of Blues on 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans LA. In the Crescent City, beauty and darkness go hand in hand and history steps forward to make itself known in the present day. We were also told that the vampires no longer suck blood, but energy, to survive. Vampire or something like this legends does not exist come on people what becoems to you all. It’s just really difficult for me to wrap my mind around the idea. Let's just say vampires are real and they do exist because they do just know that we are always watching and we do lurk and stay in the shadows but not always and we are not afraid of anything and if someone dare try to kill us then we will do some horrible things that you could ever imagine it will be like hell and i wont tell you who i am and and why am i telling you this right now but one more thing we are not goths we do not wear makeup that's stupid and we really hate people that they think their vampires because it's not funny their just wannabe vampires and we are nice and their are some mean vampires and we do make business and we make deals with the witches well that's all i could tell you, Nice all but I want to know how to do black magic, i beileve that whether u want to or not things in our world exist and sometimes if not most beware what you wish for. cenon turiano jr. from philippines on July 05, 2018: i want to be a vampire please help me! We loved it! The part about Felipe in the Carter Brothers story is bogus. William J. Fletcher on February 02, 2019: Comté de Saint Germain did not leave court because he "Foresaw" the coming French revolution. Television and movies make it look fun and powerful. Please don't be suckered by this hype. Many of them snuck off the ship in Mobile, Alabama when they ported there and were told what type of riffraff they would be tricked into marrying if they stayed on board. The association was formed in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. He was a master of the piano and the violin, could converse in six different languages, and his skills as a conversationalist were unrivaled (a skill that is, nowadays, a lost art). The Count Saint Germain: "The man who knows everything and who never dies.". However, despite their humanitarian efforts, real vampires don’t go around advertising who they are for fear of discrimination by people who simply don’t understand them. NOLA has the shine indeed. Interview With The Vampire was released on November 11th, 1994. One night after I had been out exploring in the FQ I came back and climbed into bed. Vampire fascination has declined significantly in the current decade, thus it's easier to uphold the masquerade. Some people just have a better ability than others to pick up on who is and who is not. I'll do whatever it takes. I wish everyone would stop sayin that something doesn't exsit. NOVA is governed by a council, which is comprised of members of seven “houses” that serve as sects of denominations reflecting various aspects of NOVA’s community values. Based on the bestselling novel written by New Orleans native Anne Rice, the story is told through an interview with one of the vampires in modern time. Those who self-identify as vampires even have their own organization in New Orleans, known as the New Orleans Vampire Association, or NOVA. I'm trying tirelessly to do research but it's so hard coming up with anything but things proving they don't exist. Anne Rice, famous author of vampire fiction novels such as Interview With the Vampire, often places her characters in creepy New Orleans locations, such as Lafayette Cemetery No. Every year since Hurricane Katrina, the founding members of NOVA have taken food out on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I think this Jonathon dude is actually the only guide. When the police came to investigate, Jacques Saint Germain had vanished. That some people and places have the shine to them and some don't. What exactly is considered a vampire bar? [Don't ask me what I was doing in an alley way. Members participate in charitable events, such as serving food to the homeless and hosting silent auctions. Why? Stay human its the purest form. I have always amagined of being one since I was very young. My direction was like going to the French Market, but I never made it to that area. Many of the “real” vampires of New Orleans have fangs or are nocturnal. Dear Brian, I like your article but I must admit I liked the comments even better. How they went around and around looking for their car and couldn't find it after walking by it many times. It is known as one of the most haunted cities in America. Considering it was on "holy grounds", I'm sure there is something somewhere. Why the run on sentences? New Orleans is an eerie place. About 7 times has it been someone elses blood, but i stop when they say to. Beautiful Garbage from Louisiana on October 18, 2012: I am from new orleans and have never heard of any of these legends or rumors, its quite interesting to find out events like this have taken place here. And to the point, and not get all shook up. The cops waited for the brothers to return and when they did, it took 7 or 8 of them to hold down the two average-sized men. I am not being condescending or sarcastic. Hmm.... Maybe you will be my next victim. Vampire stories stretch back to France in the illustrious 1700s when there was a mysterious man who charmed the courts of Europe. They searched the kitchen, where they found no sign of food or evidence that food had ever been there. I haven't been able to shake it off but thankfully am of 4th generation Curandera/Bruja derived from my Paternal Grandparents. The story was that the brothers had abducted these people in order to drink their blood at the end of every day when they came home from work. Whatever happened it was very weird. No one really knew his true age. You’ll see onsite movie locations for Interview with a Vampire and other sites of fictional creations. The Comte de Saint Germain was a very strange, extraordinary, and enigmatic character. Otherwise i might have to end your wretched existance. I have done my research here (and abroad ) and the "supernatural" is nothing more than tourist folklore to make a buck. I've heard stories though and I would love to go to these places and see for myself if they are true. It's Gothic in one sense and dangerous in another. Vampire legends are an important part of New Orleans' history. Jan 23, 2012 - - if you dare take on the creepiest and most frightening… It's a special place where time folds in on itself, revealing some very interesting mysteries for those that have eyes to see. I was staying in a hotel that was very close to the FQ in the business district. Both figures jumped off the top of the third-story balcony and took off running. Never lots of it, and its almost always my own blood. I also took the back streets, somewhere by Decataur and Philip. Thank you. Anne Rice's House Tickets und Führungen einfach online kaufen - Zeit & Geld sparen. I don't really know i should believe on vampires or not i'm confused i just wanna meet them atleast one time please don't think that i'm phsyco or something but if just if any vampire is seeing this I'm not a threat I Know about u i just wanna meet after that u can compele me or something like that i live in pakistan sadiqabad i wanna see u vampires tell me i'm right please, I've seen on in a dream and in an alley way. Some had been there for many days. Years later, an owner of their apartment saw two figures that matched their descriptions outside on the balcony, whispering to each other. There are many "posers/wannabe vampires" in NOLA. The French Quarteris the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans, and has existed since New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. I decided to share this vlog from 2017 when I went to New Orleans to perform at the Vampire Ball. One warped fellow named Felipe went on to become a notorious serial killer. Does anyone else believe in the existence of Lestat? I think that we will never really know what is really out there but I have experienced things in life that I would like to never experience again. At nightfall you will dive into the past of New Orleans and discover the famous vampires who roamed the French Quarter. I have gone on a vampire tour in the French Quarter, so I'll share with you the details. But when we went to the car that night we couldn't find it. In terms of murder rates, New Orleans ranks among the highest. Hopefully one day I can go to the french quarter myself. After watching "The Originals" or "The Vampire Diaries" who doesn't want to be a hybrid or a werewolf or a witch or vampire? He is considered by some to have mastered immortality, as many have claimed to have seen him since his death in 1784. Kol hinted that all the Original Vampires used to live in New Orleans at one point, which was revealed in The Originalsseries to be between the early 1700s and 1919. 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