with Mayan houses of luxury for an overnight stay, shops, restaurant, snak-bar
and lots of action. All at only 3 km from the amazing Chichen Itza in Yucatan.
Following the best divers in height of eight Nations worldwide. They chose
Mexico, and in particular this cenote, as one of their stops where competed for
the world title of Red Bull Cliff Diving.
This natural formation is probably one
of the locations most pure and spectacular for this sport that combines the free
fall and acrobatics in the air, reaching speeds exceeding 85 km/h.
arrival I was surprised Ik Kil was inside an ecopark with very "friendly"
installations, where hundreds of tourists arrive in holidays and weekends
without any problems. A road well path flanked by profuse jungle vegetation and
some pretty Maya houses that are part of the hotel took me to witness how the 12
best divers in height of the world.
Started the day receiving the blessings of
the Mayan gods, through an offering to the four cardinal points, purifying his
spirit with the help of a maya healer.The atmosphere was very special indeed.
Competitors began to pull some diving, while a large group of tourists
descended the stairs to also test the waters of this Mayan sacred enclosure.
light, the turquoise green water and its sound to receive a diver, roots hanging
of several meters, steam, shouts, applause, made this a totally different and