I forget the name of this particular one. Something that started with Coc. Not very large but definitely part of an underground river system. I bet that water was icy cold!
Here is the entrance as seen from ground level.
Should you not already be wearing your bathing suit, or want to change out of a wet one, this very convenient changing room has been set up nearby.
To get to the water, it is necessary to descend a wooden ladder. The water in this cenote is crystal clear and perhaps only 15 feet deep.
Of course, you can just sit right on the lip of it and gaze down into the water and anybody bold enough to stand the cold water.
Like these people.
There is no age limit to enjoying a cenote. They are enjoyed by all members of the family.
A favorite pass time of the local youth, who get here by foot and bicycle, is jumping in. I must admit, it is a favorite of mine too. To watch, not to jump!
This particular system was strung with ropes for people to hang on to. You don't want to get sucked too far along with the current and maybe get trapped down there. A floatation device is usually a good idea too.
There is a well worn path that leads to who knows where away from the cenote. Maybe a nearby village? At any rate, curiousity pulled us along it for aways.
And what should we discover but another entrance to one of the arms of this underground system. Of course, too small for humans to enter.
The sun must have sent a shaft of light down into the water through this hole. Almost everybody who was down there eventually found there way to this opening. It was fun to see who would show up next, unaware that they were being observed from above!