Woul­da, shoul­da, coul­da. Along with every­thing else, the Yucatan penin­su­la is also known for its cenotes, or sort of sink­hole caves, result­ing from the lime­stone geol­o­gy. There are too many to vis­it, but we had a hard time pick­ing even one to vis­it. We were dri­ving by them in the mid­dle of our trip and should have stopped, but instead we kept putting it off. On the last day though we final­ly made it to a peace­ful spot where we could explore and pho­to­graph by our­selves. We went to the 7 Bocas instead of one of the larg­er cenotes where you can swim and tend to be more like expen­sive amuse­ment parks. I was inter­est­ed in swim­ming, but not right before going to the air­port and not with oth­er large tour groups.

Def­i­nite­ly some chal­leng­ing pho­tog­ra­phy and it just empha­sized for me how unsat­is­fied I am with my camera’s low light per­for­mance. Just a few more months.… just a few more months…

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The 7 Bocas cenotes.

The descent

What it looked like down below.

How to get the pre­vi­ous two shots, and the next one.

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Say hel­lo to my lit­tle friend — Mex­i­can par­rot snake.

One of the bet­ter inte­ri­or panos. Tricky shoot­ing.

Sim­i­lar, but I couldn’t choose just one.

And so, that con­cludes a week in the Yucatan penin­su­la.