Cenote, that is a familiar word, right? Well, maybe not. Unless you have traveled extensively on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula or have lived here, the chances of you knowning what a cenote is, let alone how to pronounce it, are slim. Cenote, pronounced, /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/, is a cave that collapsed upon itself thousands of years ago. Filled with stalagmites and stalactites, these geological phenomena do not sound much different from other caves.
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The Yucatan Peninsula, a place full of natural beauty and ancient culture, is home to the popular vacation destinations, Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel. With the birth of Cancun in the early 1970s there was a great boom in tourism causing the region to grow at a rapid rate that may have been too fast for its own good. It was in this era of the 1970s that not many places throughout the world were actively concerned with environmental protection, perseveration or sustainable living. However, in retrospect, like many other vacation destinations, the Yucatan Peninsula has seen the light and has become very active in these missions.
Dreams do come true. This is especially the case for children with special needs living in the Yucatan Peninsula. Thanks to Hacienda Tres Rios Nature Park and Spa in the Riviera Maya and the Mexican television network, Fundación Televisa, a group of special needs children were given the opportunity to partake in outdoor and adventure activities not normally available to them.
There are two options while planning a trip. One, throw a dart at a map and fly by the seat of your pants or two, plan and deeply consider your options. Regardless of which method you choose, there are some very helpful resources to guide you along.
Not much persuasion is needed to travel to the Caribbean but the next time the decision must be made; Quintana Roo should be put at the very top of the list. This is Mexico´s seaside state of splendor. With Belize to the south, the Caribbean Sea lining the entire eastern coast and the Gulf of Mexico to the north, Quintana Roo is a must visit for three good reasons; Climate, Culture and Color.