How I spent my holiday (in Kandahar)

GALLERY: Paul Wells shares photos from his recent trip to Afghanistan

So here’s where I was last week. My story in the new print edition, on sale today in Ottawa and Toronto and soon elsewhere, recounts my latest trip to Afghanistan. This one was a little different from the last two, a little closer to the ground. While we wait for the story to appear online, probably tomorrow, here are some photos I took while I was there; a few, including the two in which I figure, were taken by Capt. Andrew Chang, the aide-de-camp to Gen. Andrew Leslie, with whom I was travelling.

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