village Blonduos lies on the western and eastern
banks of River Blanda, and Road #1
runs through across the river. Shops, light
industry, meat processing, an abattoir, and
a dairy are the main sources of employment in
Blonduos as well as a growing tourist
Fishing and fish processing are also increasing in spite of
the poor harbour conditions and limited
facilities. River Blanda is one of
the country's popular
salmon rivers. Other salmon rivers are in the vicinity and good trout
and char fishing in nearby lakes and streams.
The distance from Reykjavik is 245 km by the Whale Bay tunnel.
56 km <Blonduos>
Skagastrond 23 km, Lakes
on Skagi, Varmahlid 51 km. Saudarkrokur
via Mt Pass Thverarfjall (#744) 50 km.
and via Varmahlid 75 km.