Monterrico, located on the pacific coast of Guatemala has become a popular tourist destination for Guatemalans and foreigners alike because of its beautiful beaches and native turtle population. In this Audio Journey, our guide Patricia L. Lawrence partners with the Center for Study of Conservation to learn a bit more about the sea turtles who call Monterrico home. Informative and entertaining, Lawrence is at her best in this short but enlightening guided tour of the famous black sand beaches of Guatemala.
The Center for the Study of Conservation, a department of Guatemala's university system, is in Monterrico to protect the turtles and surrounding mangrove forests.
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