Cenotes, What are They?

The Yucatán peninsular is mainly formed of carbonate and soluble rock, mostly limestone; and it is this geological make up that allows the cenotes to form. With only a small amount of soil on the surface to retain it, rain water filters down through the rock and, through the progression of time, forms underground rivers. As these rivers flow they …

Chichen Itza and the Sacred Cenote

Chichen Itza is one of the largest ancient spiritual cities of the Maya culture, on the Caribbean side of southern Mexico. In the middle of the jungly Yucatan Peninsula, is an outstanding and well preserved feat of ancient Maya architecture, earning a slot on the 7 modern Wonders of the World list, which is well understood once you witness it. …