View on Iceland: Democracy, Horses and Doing Business

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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: These mossy stones spin a story of Western democracy’ – Peoples World

Iceland is renowned, among other things, for being one of the oldest democracies in the world. With one eye on Iceland’s beautiful nature, Eric A. Gordon takes a look at the country’s deomcratic history, society and economy.

Read Iceland: These mossy stones spin a story of Western democracy, by Eric A. Gordon

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Styrmir Kári

2. ‘Photographing Icelandic Horses’ –

The Icelandic horse is a very special breed,” says Martina Gates. They are addictive and all have such different personalities. Read this fascinating interview on this beautiful animal and Gates’ work in photographing them.

Read Photographing Icelandic Horses, with Martina Gates

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Rax

3. ‘Doing business in Iceland: What you need to know’ – Director

Thinking of doing business in Iceland? Then this in-depth piece by Nick Scott is essential reading. Fully up-to-date, this article gives an interesting overview of the modern Icelandic economy and business environment.

Read Doing business in Iceland: What you need to know, by Nick Scott

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Kristinn Ingvarsson

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