1. Look at the abiotic elements
2. Analyze the biotic ones
3. Study the influence of humans
4. Enjoy the research experience, stick to your research plan and be ready to adapt it in case of unforeseen events, discover things unrelated to the research mission.
5. Have fun with the locals and your research mates. In the end, you’re not just a researcher but a beautiful human being.
Here a couple of photos of my extraordinary and lifetime-memorable university excursion in Peru.