Episode 16: Celebrating Voga with Nan McElroy

Hosts Sara, Michelle and Jessica talk about Eataly in New York City and soon in Rome, hunting mushrooms can be hazardous to your health, the annual prosciutto festival in Parma and speak with special guest Nan McElroy about living in Venice and her passion for voga, Venetian gondolier rowing.

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Special Guest:

Nan McElroy, @LivingVenice on Twitter, has been writing, rowing and wining full time in Venice, Italy since 2004. She is the author of the practical, palm-sized Italy: Instructions to Use (soon to be in electronic format) and the popular Vap Map vaporetto guide. She contributes to Fodor’s as both a writer and photographer, is an AIS sommelier, and maintains LivingVeniceBlog.com. Nan is a passionate practitioner of the Voga alla Veneta (rowing like a gondolier), unique to Venice and its lagoon.

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Video of the week:
idea – there are previews of Nan’s voga documentary on the voga site – http://vogadoc.org/the-vogadoc-project/preview-the-voga-documentary/

Grit and Grazia – Beyond the Gondola from Living Venice on Vimeo.

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