Cenotes, natural wonders of Riviera Maya

Cenote, (say-NOH-tay) called dzonot (ZO-note) by the ancient Maya were defined by the Motul dictionary, a dictionary of Mayan hieroglyphics, as “abysmal and deep” or “hole filled with water”. Cenotes are created by an underground river system and are fresh water sink holes that the Maya considered to be sacred,  they also believed they were the entrance to the underworld.  ...continue reading