View on Iceland: Pirates, Off-Roading and Winter Wonderland

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Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news , events and features , you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

1. ‘ Iceland s Pirate Party offers a glimpse at a more radical future ’ – Los Angeles Times

Steven Zeitchik gives a bird’s-eye overview of Iceland s Pirate Party, “one of the West’s most unusual political groups” their place in the world politics, their aspirations for Iceland and the political challenges ahead.

Read As populist movements take hold, Iceland's Pirate Party offers a glimpse at a more radical future, by Steven Zeitchik

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Styrmir Kári

2. ‘ Formula Offroad: up close with Iceland's most extreme motorsport ’ – Autocar

As the 2016 Icelandic Formula Offroad Championship draws to its annual close, Richard Webber takes at look at (legal) offroading in Iceland and some of the “jaw-dropping” skills possible when you marry the right vehicles with Icelandic terrain.

Read Formula Offroad: up close with Iceland's most extreme motorsport, by Richard Webber

Photo: Morgunblaðið/Skapti Hallgrímsson

3. ‘ Photo Essay: Iceland in the Winter ’ – The 405

Winter in Iceland, on the edge of the Arctic Circle, may not sound like the ideal travel experience, but who knows? This impressive collection of images and words by Thom Corbishley might just make you think again...

Read Photo Essay: Iceland in the Winter, by Thom Corbishley

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Golli

Check in next week for more Iceland Monitor picks from online media. If you find any interesting articles or opinion pieces on Iceland that you think might be right for View on Iceland , please let us know at icelandmonitor@mbl.is .

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