One thing that I did not like was the way other tourists behaved in the national park. Many of the easy hiking routes were lined with food stands, trinket vendors, and amusement park rides and the paved trails were packed with people. People smoked in front of no smoking signs, threw their trash everywhere and teased the park’s wild animals. Here’s a monkey sitting near some trash begging a group of tourists to throw him more packaged people snacks. I thought the mountains were absolutely beautiful but the human influence unfortunately left me with a negative overall impression.

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