19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Cenote on Fire
In heavy rains, tannins from plants and trees run into Mexico's Aktun Ha Cenote, turning the water a fiery orange. Scuba diving into the cavern, I turned to see my dive buddy at the entrance with the orange water behind him. It looked like he was swimming through flames.
||© Brandi Mueller
|Photo of the Day: 09.01.22