Blog: Notes from a small island (Part 1)
Glenn Brooks | 18 October 2011
Mazda-based, Kia-built, Chevy-badged. Go figure.
I'm in Korea for a couple of days on my way down to Australia. Just sighted this land yacht from the 1990s parked up in a seaside village not too far from Incheon airport. I can understand why many Daewoo owners have taken to replacing their cars' badges with the Chevy bowtie but how to explain what's been done to this, a Kia Enterprise?
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....
Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...