Before reaching the Yucatan and the Riviera Maya in Mexico, we can discover that there are cenotes, that would be something like an oasis of recreation are only a few meters from the beautiful beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula.
Photgraphy by Alaskan Dude
For those who do not know what the cenotes are, these are ponds that are one or two hundred feet, emerging to the surface leaving emerge groundwater in the area. The water is usually turquoise or green, although there are cases where the water is very clear. There are several types of cenote, depending on their time and their classification, are those of the open, semi open or in caves, which are the most recent. These are formations of Pleistocene and say some are connected with the sea, but as the sea water is denser in the lower left of the cenote. In the Yucatan Peninsula is estimated that over 3000 cenotes. (más…)