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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sugar Bowl

A cave diver swims through the sun rays at cenote Sugar Bowl. Cenotes are flooded caves that were carved by water eroding the porous limestone in the Yucatan Peninsula. Every year thousands of people visit the cenotes, making them one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Akumal, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Santiago Zurbia Flores Otero