JAGUAR SPEAKS–OAXACA — Art, Writing, Prose and Poetry, Photography, Models, Garden Club, the Oaxaca Lending Library, Blogs of Interest, and Organic Farming. Check on the latest series “ON THE ROAD” with El Jaguar

THE VOICE OF THE JAGUAR

THE VOICE OF THE JAGUAR

JAGUAR SPEAKS

Latest Series “On The Road” with El Jaguar

See Oaxaca’s Joys Through the Lens of El Jaguar

JAGUAR SPEAKS IS  OAXACA’S PRIME ONLINE MAGAZINE FOR  ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FINE EATING, PROSE, POETRY, MODELS, TRAVEL, NEWS  AND MORE.

Scroll down the right side of this page and see all the topics covered in Jaguar Speaks: Prose and Poetry, Blogs of Interest, General, Hotels and B&Bs, Modeling and Models, Oaxaca Lending Library, Oaxaca Websites, Photograph, and Websites About Art.

FOR QUICK GLANCE AT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OAXACA SEE OAXACA CALENDAR AT: http://www.oaxacacalendar.com/.

Find your favorite poet,  such as Gil Cogate (The Reluctant Poet), Blue (Raven), Rodrigo, Palmer Snider (The Night Owl), Mary Ellen Sanger (She been there, knows that), John Barbato (The Ginsberg of Oaxaca) and Alan L. Goodin (el Jaguar. Also see Alan’s Photos in the Photography Section and at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=myuploads).

To learn about the history of this blog and its author, go to —  https://morknme6.wordpress.com/about-3/

To view any of the “ON THE ROAD” series, click on any of the below sites:

ON THE ROAD TO MITLA AND THE JAGUAR ZOO

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/02/05/on-the-road-to-mitla-highway-190-jaguar-zoo/.

ON THE ROAD TO RESTAURANT RANCHO ZAPATA

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/02/14/on-the-road-restaurante-rancho-zapata/.

ON THE ROAD TO OCOTLAN AND EJUTLA

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/02/12/on-the-road-highway-175-south-to-ocotlan/.

ON THE ROAD TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/03/03/on-the-road-to-puerto-escondido-with-el-jaguar/

ON THE ROAD TO SAN MARTIN with Janet Stanley

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/03/12/on-the-road-with-janet-stanley-to-san-martin-ocotlan-santo-tomas-and-coyotepec/

ON THE ROAD TO SANTA MARIA ATZOMPA

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/on-the-road-to-santa-maria-atzompa/

ON THE ROAD TO LLANO GRANDE-SIERRA NORTE

https://morknme6.wordpress.com/2011/04/02/on-the-road-to-llano-grande-sierra-norte-oaxaca/

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OAXACA?

Margie Barclay’s Oaxaca Calendar—Everything you’ll want to know about what’s happening in Oaxaca  at — http://www.oaxacacalendar.com/ or at The Oaxaca Lending Library News Letter “Que Pasa” —http://www.oaxlibrary.org/Oaxaca_Lending_Library/Home.html , or at the Oaxaca Lending Library’s site —

http://www.oaxlibrary.org/Oaxaca_Lending_Library/Home.html.
Join the Oaxaca Lending Library today!

The OLL is a membership-based lending library focused on English-speaking residents although many members and the staff are local Oaxacans. A calendar of library events, photos, and news of members and activities —
http://www.oaxacacalendar.com/                                                                                 http://www.oaxlibrary.com/

and the library’s Newsletter “Que Pasa,”

http://www.oaxlibrary.com/quepasa/Whole_issue.pdf

CHECK OUT SHANNON SHEPPARD’S OAXACA BLOG, “VIEW FROM CASITA COLIBRI AT: http://casitacolibri.wordpress.com/.

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Guerreros’s Official Website:   http://www.guerrerosdeoaxaca.com.mx/ 

CHECK OUT RON MADER’S SITE our baseball site at —http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/index.jsp?sid=t579 and http://www.planeta.com/ecotravel/sports/baseballoax.html and on Pages, type in Baseball, Biesball (see slide show, no pun intened).

Oaxaca is a sight to behold. I am simply overwhelmed by the wonders and the wanderers who are home to this valley, state and of course it’s downtown, the Historical Centro. Check out one of our Oaxaca’s Tour Guide websites:

http://oaxaca-travel.com/guide/index.php?lang=us.

Not long ago, I flew into Oaxaca on Aero Mexico and that silly magazine they put in the little pocket in front of your seat had, yes, you guessed it, a picture of Oaxaca followed by articles about food, handicraft and ads to match each article. What I wasn’t ready for, upon landing at 10:30 pm was construction at the airport, then out on, what seemed to be most every road into and out of Oaxaca’s downtown. It reminded me of the riots in 2006 when APPO blocked most every road and the air was full of the scent of burning tires and tear gas, but now every street was torn up for construction and the air was filled with sand, cement and dust.

As someone once told me in Oventic, a Zapatista camp in Chiapas, “Until the Zapatistas staged riots and revolution, the government never paid any attention to us.” Well, perhaps the same may be said for Oaxaca as, since the riots and demonstrations of 2006, this basically remained as it had been (if you were a tourist) for two decades. But no, let the locals throw a little riot and suddenly, new streets, Cable, new laws (and we need some) and BINGO, Oaxaca is back on the map as a number one tourist destination. If you need photos, just look at how the town looked during the riots and replace the Federalies with workers, the gas with dust and the blockades with plastic five gallon water bottles.

Back to the magazine. Anyone who wants to know what’s going on here can find a more information at the Oaxaca Lending Library’s Website than they can at the tourist bureau, as Margie Barclay put it all in one place, chronologically http://www.oaxacacalendar.com/.

Wondering where to stay in San Miguel Allende? Check out http://www.casitadelasflores.com. The location is great, the place is very clean, and you can’t beat the rates. Check it out. The Jaguar

Many thanks to all who make Jaguar Speaks what it is, Nora Jacquez, Rodrigo, Blue, Gil Colgate, all the folks at the Oaxaca Lending Library, Beth Kelly, John Barbato, Mary Ellen Sanger,  Marian Dickenson, Linda Martin  and the models (see Models), Margo, Liz, Luz, Ruchi, Anna, and Pilar, who grace the cover page.

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