Cenote Angelita Dive Site

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We are slowly ascending, facing one another to maintain reference.

We break the surface and I try to make eye contact, but he seems distant, distracted.

Wings inflated, regulators out, masks off.

I search his face for signs of satisfaction, but can’t read his expression, so I ask, “What did you think?”

He’s quiet for a beat, and then he finds the words, “that was the most amazing dive I’ve ever done.”

This is a common reaction to diving Angelita; it is a place that is like slipping into another world.

The defining characteristic is a thick hydrogen-sulfide cloud found at 28 meters, formed by the slow decomposition of organic matter that forms a crested heap on the bottom.

Emerging from the cloud are fallen trees, allowing divers to float through a petrified underwater forest, and be momentarily part of an environment that seems to be completely frozen in time.

The Author: Sarah Pulitzer, dive instructor and cave diver in Tulum, Mexico.

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