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Nordic Photo of the Month: Horsing Around in Iceland

By: Catharine
Posted in: General, Iceland, Contests

We're all about building friendships and creating memories here at Nordic Visitor, so when Sherry Lu sent in pictures of her Iceland Full Circle adventure, bonding with a charming Icelandic horse, we had to make it our Nordic Photo of the Month for April.

The winning photo shows Sherry's travel companion sharing a sunny embrace with a sandy-haired new friend at Hestasport in Varmahlið.

Nordic Photo of the Month April 2015 -- Sherry Lu

Sherry Lu saw and experienced a lot of what Iceland has to offer on her trip with Nordic Visitor. Check out some more snapshots from her adventures below and then book a self-drive tour through Iceland for yourself!

The beautiful Goðafoss, in Northern Iceland
The beautiful Goðafoss, in Northern Iceland

The great thing about a self-drive tour is that your moments in Iceland's incredible nature are yours and yours alone. So spend a while longer enjoying the crisp mountain air or feeling the mist from Goðafoss on your face.

Sherry Lu_Gullfoss
The still snowy path toward Gullfoss, on Iceland's famed Golden Circle route.

GOOD TO KNOW: If you're planning an Icelandic adventure like Sherry's, you'll want to pack some warm and wind-resistant clothing, no matter the time of year you're traveling. See our tips here. Nordic Visitor has a wide selection of travel packages that will let you experience the Nordics in any season you'd like.

Sherry's winning picture will be the cover image on our Facebook page until next month. Will you be our next winner? Learn more about the contest.

And don't forget to hashtag #NordicVisitor on all your fun Nordic photos!

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Post by: Catharine

Catharine Fulton is a journalist and travel writer. Though born and raised in Canada, she found herself stuck in the Nordic region since moving to Finland in 2007 to pursue her MA and then migrating to Reykjavík, Iceland in 2009, where she lives with her Icelandic husband and tries (albeit unsuccessfully) to master the Icelandic language.

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We'd love to give you the same amazing travel experiences as you read about in our blog! To visit the destinations and attractions mentioned in this post - and to discover a few new highlights along the way, check out these recommended Nordic Visitor tours.