Around Kaohsiung.
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NEW VIEWS: Small World

Updates, New Venues, Deletions,
Corrections and Expanded details
refer to listings published in
Around Kaohsiung. A Community Guide.
Recommendations
refer to contributions offered since publication

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Dates indicate when items were added to this page

SHARK & SNOW
       LANDS 1/99
TRAVEL TIPS 8/99
LES ENFANTS 4/99 "Gold Mine Adventure" 8/99
( Formosa Aboriginal Village)
LOVE WORLD 4/99 LOVE RIVER PADDLE BOATS  9/99
SESAME STREET 4/99 BUTTERFLY FARM  12/99
KING DAM 6/99
(educational cloth toys)
KAOHSIUNG YOUTH PROGRAM  12/99
THEME PARKS 8/99



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Shark & Snow Waterland
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Just Recommended!
There are several fine stores that offer children's
clothing imported from Europe, Japan & the United States.
Each hold regular seasonal sales that are easy on the pocketbook.
Special prices for repeat customers, at some locations.
Fun shopping for Mothers and Grandmas!
Scroll down for details about:
Les Enfants, Love World and Sesame Street.

Les Enfants
Hours:  10am ~ 9:30 pm
May vary at different locations
Get a discount card when you buy over a certain amount.
On your next visit you'll receive varying discounts on
full-priced items and clothing reduced by 20%!

City Center Locations:
#125-2 Wufu 2nd St.
Tel: 215-0519

 #127-2 Kuangjo St. 
Tel: 223-8334

Near Culture Center
Other Downtown Locations:
Chihshen Street 
Tel: 216-5206

Yen Cheng Street 
Tel: 521-4804

Santuo Road 
Tel: 339-0474

Tachang Road Tel: 389-7044

Farther Out:
Tsoying District 
Tel: 587-9526

Hsiao Kang District
Tel: 806-1261

Linyuan 
(Kaohsiung County) 
Tel: 07/643-1540

Fengshan City 
Tel: 07/742-1023

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Love World
Hours: 10:30am ~ 10 pm
May vary at different locations
Great prices during seasonal sales
Get a discount card when you buy over a certain amount.
On your next visit you'll receive varying discounts on
full-priced items and clothing reduced by 20%!
Love World maintains a separate location
were last year's stock is drastically reduced.
City Center Locations:
#127-2 Wufu 2nd St.
Tel: 215-7861

#102 Wufu 4th Rd.
Tel: 551-5230

 #133 Kuangjo St. 
Tel: 713-1913
Near Culture Center

#228 Hoping 1st Rd.
Tel: 224-2318

Other Downtown Locations:
Chihshen Street 
Tel: 216-5206

Yen Cheng Street 
Tel: 521-4804

Santuo Road 
Tel: 339-0474

#130 Tachang 2nd Rd. 
Tel: 396-0981

#102 Yangmin 
Tel: 380-9540

Farther Out:
Tsoying District 
Tel: 582-8665

Nantze District
Tel: 353-2713

Hsiao Kang District
Tel: 801-0484

Chien Chen District
Tel: 725-0186

Linyuan 
(Kaohsiung County) 
Tel: 07/643-5670

Fengshan City 
Tel: 07/822-0464
Tel: 07/745-8354
Tel: 07/719-4853

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Sesame Street
#127 Wufu 2nd Street
Hours: 10am ~ 9pm
Clothing, gifts and toys in the Sesame Street mode.
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King Dam
#93 Chung Cheng 3rd Road.  11th Floor
201-4975
Educational cloth toys designed for the young learner.
Fabric books, puzzles, puppets, activity toys and more.
Toys are carried in major department stores, but a visit
to their showroom is definitely recommended!
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Theme Parks & Play Areas

There are plenty of fun places around town, too!
Try a Visit to....
Department Store
Roof  Top Play Parks 
& Game Centers
or a short ride by....
Ferry or Train 
Looking for somewhere to go? 
A number of parks are within a dayís drive 
and make for fun family outings. 
Brown roadway signs or colorful banners 
direct you along the way.  But, donít forget a map or road atlas!  Pack a lunch, carry a camera and the bug spray, and enjoy your ride through the countryside!  Discounted tickets and student prices are sometimes available, so don't forget school I.D.'s.
Links with helpful travel tips follow below. 

Complete park descriptions with 
Mandarin & location details can be found in 
Around Kaohsiung. A Community Guide
unless otherwise noted. 


 
DAY TRIPS
African Safari 
 Golden Castle
Butterfly Farm
(NOTE:  relocated..researching new venu)
Taiwan Folk Village
Home Page
Fo Kuan Temple 
Buddha Mountain
International Village 
Home Page
Tainan Water World
Victoria Land 
Formosa 
Aboriginal Village
Gold Mine Adventure
Student Article
 Lagoon Park (Howard Hotel-Kenting)
Taiwan Aborigine Park
Home Page
The Wonderful Paradise
AROUND TOWN
"Central Park"
(Chien Chin District)
 Ocean World Aquarium
(Chengching Lake Niao Sung)
Info Page
Shoushan Park Zoo 
(Kushan District)
Metropolian Park
(Nantze District)
Info Page
Parent-Child Center
(Sanmin District)
The Magical World
(T&C Building)
Info Page
Nice Boy Paradise 
(Chien Chen District)
 Science Museum
(Sanmin District)
Treasure Island
(see New Views: Shopping)
COMING SOON!!!  BLUE LAGOON WATER PARK (Spring-Summer 2000)
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"When do we get there????"
Family travel by car along the back roads of
southern Taiwan can be challenging.
If young travelers become restless, here are
some sites to check out before you head out.
Just click on the source organization....

Children's Museum of Indianoplis
Travel tips and activities for youngsters
LA County Public Library
Good ideas to entertain children while
traveling with reading activities.
Books referenced may be ordered
on line from Amazon Books
Rand McNally
Game to print out on your home computer.
Childrenís travel products for order.

TAIWAN TIP:
Disposable cameras are 
a great addition to any travel bag.  Buy one for each child and let them take the snap shots.  They're inexpensive, so if lost or broken the damage is minimal. A childís perspective is precious since they often see what adults overlook.  And, the finished photos can be a wonderful springboard for learning and sharing the "Taiwan Experience".
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Love River Paddle Boat Park
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Kaohsiung Youth Program (KYP)
As of November 22, 1999, the Kaohsiung Youth  Program began providing activities for expatriate and other English speaking youngsters living in the Kaohsiung area.  Children in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be able to choose from dance, arts & crafts, or martial arts classes.  Children in Grade 5 will be able to choose from a variety of team sports like basketball, soccer and baseball on a seasonal basis.

In order to improve the quality of life for area youth, representatives from schools and organizations have joined together to establish KYP.  Donations are always welcome, and persons with special talents are invited to contribute. Program costs will be kept at a minimum to allow for greatest participation.  Funds will be directed towards uniforms, equipment, facility charges and instructor fees (as applicable).  KYP's goal is to provide a range of activities that focus on fun, but that also teach "life lessons" to the young and enrich their experience of living in a foreign culture.

Winter Spring Sessions
Click here for complete details on courses and activities.  Includes instructor "bio" and registration form.
CONTACT PERSONS
Ruby Salud   552-3989
Glenn Devilliers   716-2270
David McDermott 370-8816
Garry Oba & Faye Chen  224-0154
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Butterfly Farm
The Butterfly Farm listed in the Around Kaohsiung Community Guide has closed.
However, another Butterfly Farm  has been discovered in Meinung.  We'll post the details soon!
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