My Trip to Iceland

Louisa Oliveros
9 min readJul 8, 2022

Once again, my Viking Soul comes back home.

Reykjavik, Iceland. — Unsplash.

As I did during the 30 years I lived in Europe, when summer came, I would run to the north, because without any doubt I love Scandinavian countries and it’s where I feel better.

I’m supposed to be very Mediterranean, right? Well, I’m not. One thing is where one is born by karmic needs, or perhaps our evolution. We have a Divine Plan to develop based on our learning requirements, for which we must form the Mental Body and the Emotional Body during childhood, in addition to the racial traits we must “wear” during our embodiment.

Something very different is the Divine Ray to which we belong to, and how God created us to fit in that immense cosmic chessboard; that inner recondite part only God knows, and during several incarnations it will be manifesting.

As I have already written 5 stories of one of my trips to Norway, now I am going to tell you about my Viking encounter in Iceland, since it was exactly the Norwegian Vikings from Trondheim who discovered this great island in the west of Europe. By then they had already stopped in the Faroe Islands (9th century) -located between Norway and Iceland-, and they would also reach Greenland, west of Iceland. From some descriptions and writings — the Icelandic Sagas (1) --, it is supposed they landed in some places of what today would be North America, but they did not have permanent settlements, much less did they know they were in a continent.

The Vikings were the explorers and colonizers of the North Atlantic, just as Spain would be 5 centuries later the undisputed explorer and conqueror of 75% of the American continent.


I was planning the trip by train and boat: Madrid-Copenhagen-Hirtshals (Denmark), and embark on the great ferry “Norrona”, which calls at the Faroe Islands and arrives at the Icelandic port of Seydisfjordur in the east of Iceland. From there, I thought, I would travel through this country and return by the same route to Spain after a month. However, in the end I decided to get modern and go faster; therefore, I flew from Madrid to London early one morning, and from London to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. This way I was able to spend the whole month of my vacation traveling around the great atlantic island, which attracted…



Louisa Oliveros

Bilingual English-Spanish Teacher, Content Writer, Translator, and Proofreader. Solopreneur.