Shack up with Drac

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BUCHAREST: “No gar­lic or garlic­s­cented items al­lowed, in­clud­ing per­fume,” read the house rules of Count Drac­ula’s cas­tle to en­sure Hal­loween night guests can­not avoid the vam­pire.

Two peo­ple will be al­lowed to sleep in vel­vet-trimmed coffins in the seclu­sion of the count’s crypt and will spend the rest of the night in the Carpathi­ans cas­tle com­pletely alone, said va­ca­tion rental mar­ket­place Airbnb.

The firm launched a con­test to pick the cas­tle’s first overnight guests since Ro­ma­nia’s post-World War II regime ex­pelled the own­ers al­most 70 years ago. – Reuters

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