This morning, we packed the rental truck to maximum capacity! We're leaving Iquique and driving up the Pica, which is at the base of the Andes on the east side of the Atacama Desert. We should be doing science by the end of the day :-)
Justin eating breakfast while keeping watch on the Nissan Navarra, which is known in the US as a Nissan Frontier. All rental trucks in this area are bright red and conform to the safety standards required by the Chilean mining authorities. There are a lot of red 4-door pick-ups around here!