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Corkscrew into Camp Bastion

Liz Perkins, Health reporter on the South Wales Evening Post, is heading to Afghanistan for one week to report on the soldiers stationed at Camp Bastion. After arriving in Kandahar, it's on to another plane, a "corkscrew" landing and... cricket,
I was warned beforehand to be prepared that it would descend to the ground in a corkscrew, because it was the only way to dodge missiles fired from the ground. It was an incredible experience inside the Hercules... It was even stranger to see the highlights of the England v South Africa Test match being screened in the first tent we walked into - it was like home away from home. Even at 3am. But with an air-conditioned media tent as my new home for the next week, I was just glad finally to be here and see what was going on in Afghanistan for myself. link