Ahuano, Ecuador

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Ahuano
village
Ahuano is located in Ecuador
Ahuano
Ahuano
Coordinates: 1°03′25″S 77°33′00″W / 1.05694°S 77.55000°W / -1.05694; -77.55000Coordinates: 1°03′25″S 77°33′00″W / 1.05694°S 77.55000°W / -1.05694; -77.55000
Province Napo
Climate Af

Ahuano (historically also Aguamo[1]) is a small Quechua village[2] on the north bank of the Napo River[3] in Napo Province, Ecuador. It has become known as a tourist destination for the nearby hotel La Casa de Suizo (named after its Swiss founder),[4][5] and has a school.[3] The town has a population of around 4,000 and has rapidly modernized in the past few years largely due to the income from tourism. There is fresh drinking water pipes, paved roads, multiple internet cafes, a couple dozen bars, and a night club. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Racheli, T.; L. Racheli (2003). "An Annotated Check List of Ecuadorian Nymphalidae. Part II. Libytheinae, Danainae, Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera)". Fragmenta entomologica, Roma. 35: 139–274. 
  2. ^ "Live lemon ants on the menu for hikers by the Napo River". Edmonton Journal. June 4, 2007. 
  3. ^ a b "Expanding Opportunities to Ecuador's Students" (PDF). Friends of Ecuador Schools newsletter. January 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ Harry Adès, Melissa Graham (2003). The Rough Guide to Ecuador. p. 332. Retrieved September 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Ahuano". hipecuador.com. Retrieved September 20, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Whats It's Like to Be a Millennial in The Amazon". Retrieved February 7, 2017.