Its rainy season and the volcano hasn't been active though we still expected to see more volcano stuff during our el silencio hike.
We were picked up from our hotel and the driver was more friendly than the guide. We drove for ten or fifteen minutes in mostly silence. The guide seemed to be too busy talking to the driver. Once inside the park, we were driving up the hill when our guide spotted some toucans. This seemed that the trip might actually be exciting, but that was the only exciting thing on the whole trip.
Once at the viewpoint, he took out a book and explained about the volcano. It was quite boring the way he kind of recited from a book...
Then we started the short hike where we saw absolutely nothing. It didn't even go near the volcano. We got better views right from our hotel!
On the way back, he handed us a comment card. I felt bad filling it out right there, so my friend did and she folded it up before giving it back to him.
This was a waste of time tour, sorry to say...
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