Wall Street Journal | Tony Perrottet:

A remote African island is home to an extraordinary artists’ retreat created by bon vivant Nicholas Logsdail—founder of Lisson Gallery and nephew of Roald Dahl.  The voyage to Lamu, an exotic island off the east coast of Africa, unfolds like an opium dream. After flying to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, I took a propeller plane to a tiny airstrip set among lush mangroves two degrees below the equator… Read more 

Image: The view over the rooftops of Shela. Starting in the ’90s the village became popular among jet-setters. PHOTOGRAPHY BY GUILLAUME BONN FOR WSJ. MAGAZINE