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Early in the morning, the sun’s rays penetrate deep into the cavern of this cenote, creating magic. The model and I were free-diving, so I just waited for the right moment and the right framing.
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Journey to the depths of the Mayan underworld, through the caverns of Cenote Dos Ojos in Mexico’s Riviera Maya
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A ferry ride from Cozumel brings us here to the gates of Xibalba, the Maya underworld. We're lured by the cenotes of Riviera Maya, a vast subterranean river system hidden underneath the Yucatan jungle.
Somewhere between the heavens and the underworld lies a place called Riviera Maya.
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