Cenote Xkeken: the Maya gate to the underworld (VIDEO)

The ancient Maya tradition believed the gates to the underworld lay in cenotes. Just a few kilometers from Valladolid in the Yucatan Peninsula, the landscape is dotted with natural cenotes, leading straight down into the earth. Unlike their unsightly name, these sinkholes are beautiful and filled with crystal clear, blue-green water. They are easily accessible […]