Kankiriche Cenote II

Kankiriche Cenote II - Mexico, 2011

Kankiriche Cenote is located near Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. It is one of the most spectacular cenotes that I have dived. Under the ground of the Yucatan Peninsula is a system of rivers. The land above the rivers is often thin. When there is a consequential sinkhole, a nice swimming hole for the locals, the river below becomes accessible for exploration. Many cenotes were sacred to the ancient Mayans. There are bones and vessels to be found. What I love to see are the sun rays pouring through the sinkhole and bending as they bounce off the rocks, stalagmites and stalactites. See also Formations at Gran Cenote.

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