I really think they are feigning a fierce look, and are in actuality tranquil and difficult to rile. Like squabbling over a tourist's potato chip or something... Was that your experience? I have never been there but your pictures are simply breath taking 10/10
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe