Cult of Cenotes

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Asking the locals for names and armed with clues from trial records, de Anda pieced together the information the eventually led him to caves and cenotes with similar-sounding names.<br />
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The cenotes de Anda found were drier, better hidden and farther from villages. They seem to have had a special religious significance because even as the Maya were forced to convert to Christianity, they still traveled long distances to worship there.