Explore the dazzling water-filled sinkholes of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Just by looking at this photo. It is now added to my bucket list. My list is getting longer as we continue to discover the wonder of nature.

Plunge Into Mexico’s Flooded Caves

Beneath lush greenery, Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is like Swiss cheese. The bedrock is pocked with thousands of sinkholes, formed when limestone collapses and cool groundwater seeps in.

In centuries past, the Maya relied on cenotes for freshwater and believed they were portals to the gods. Now divers explore the depths, but you don’t need special certifications to enjoy the pools at the surface.

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