In 2013, Norwegian electrical engineer Fred Inge Kristensen and Swedish lawyer Helén Lindqvist fell in love while working together in Qatar. One day, while sitting on a sand dune, Helén got to see a picture of her new boyfriend’s childhood home Vassdalsvik in northern Norway. She fell in love with the picture as well, and decided to visit. “The first boat ride from Bodø to Vassdalsvik was overwhelming and changed our lives forever,” Helén says. The couple quickly got the idea of turning a family property, once home to a fishing and farming company, into a sea lodge. “