Avel Coquinche has been a valued employee since 2014. He is a guide and tour leader aboard the Anakonda. He was born and raised in the Amazonian rain forest of Ecuador. It was during his childhood that his daily interaction with the majestic Amazon, when Avel became interested in discovering each and every aspect of the Amazon, from the tallest trees to the tiniest insect. Now 30, Avel is still passionate about nature, as well as protecting the environment he calls home, from the inevitable human foot print. He is an incredible asset to our team, with over ten years of experience as a nature/tour leader in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Avel is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish and Kichwa.