The adventurous photojournalist has called Africa home for two decades. Though she now has a house of her own, this tent in Kenya furnishes all the comforts of home when she's on safari.
id=Barbara King: If ever I'm in need of a tent decorator, I'll call on you.
Elizabeth L. Gilbert: There's something about bringing a home with you to the African bush that is very creative and exciting - that contrast with the tough terrain.
Especially if it involves snow-white linens.
Linens are important. They're the only real luxury when you're camping and the most simple thing to carry, although the rugs are easy to pack and my bed folds up like a sandwich. I do have to go out of my way to bring the bulky furnishings like the bedside table and the chair, but that's what makes it special.
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Like having your own private boutique-hotel room.
Oh, but I'd much rather be in a tent than in a hotel! The only place better on a balmy night is a mattress on the roof of Read More »from Inside Elizabeth L. Gilbert's Safari Tent Bedroom