The village Ólafsfjörður is more or less a fishing village today.  Like many towns and villages around the coastline in Iceland, the community came into existence at the end of the 19th century and developed mainly in the first half of the 20th century.  Like its sister town,

The village of Ólafsfjörður is placed in a small fjord with steep mountains

Geographically the town of Siglufjörður is an isolated place.  It is a narrow fjord surrounded by steep mountains.

At Siglufjörður town there are still signs from the old docks visable in the town center

The tiny village Hofsós in the Northern Region in Iceland was a rather busy trading post in the 17th  and 18th century, but despite the merchant activities, this small village did not develop into a larger village or a town in the 20th century.  Located at the wesern side of the large Tröllaskagi (Troll Peninsula) Hofsós had all the historical prerequisites to become a large town.  It was a tra

Hofsós is a tiny village in the Northern Region in Iceland and has one of the nicest swimming pools in Iceland

The town of Sauðárkrókur is the center town for the west part of the Northern Region.

Sauðárkrókkur is a small town in the Northern Region in Iceland

Although at some distance from the main traffic and Ring Road Skagaströnd is a village worth visiting.  It is also a logical stop if you are visiting the magnificent

Skagaströnd is a village in the Northern Region in Iceland

Blönduós village is one of the towns by the Ring Road in the Northern Region in Iceland with a population of 865 in 2016.

Blönduós is a village in the Northern Region in Iceland

There are many reasons to stop at the pleasant village Hvammstangi in the Northern Region in Iceland.  Located at the Vatnsnes Peninsula, it is a neighbor to some stunning natural wonders.

The old church is located by the Camp Site and is in care of the National Museum