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Totally Exhausted (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

After difficult times in Bolivia, Wigge travels to Chile without any money. From there, he hitchhikes to Buenos Aires in Argentina. But rather than dancing the Tango, he has to find food and a means to travel on. After a difficult journey through Tierra del Fuego, Wigge accepts the long-desired position on a ship to Antarctica. Will he finally reach Antarctica without any money?

No Dinero - Mucho Problemo (Episode #104)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 18, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

The travel without money takes Wigge trough Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia, where living and traveling without money is particularly difficult. In Peru, he visits the Inca town of Machu Picchu free of charge as a load carrier. Now he suffers from a streak of bad luck. Will he have to cancel his journey?

Go West (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 18, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Via route 66, Michael Wigge hitchhikes to the Grand Canyon and to Las Vegas, where he tries different approaches to earn food and transport. He meets millionaires, gamblers and tourists. After Los Angeles and San Francisco, Wigge lives in Hawaii with alternative lifestylers - all without money, of course.

Burger, Bike, & Boors (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 18, 2012 -- 3:30 AM

Michael Wigge sleeps in Montreal free of charge as a couchsurfer. After walking through Ohio, he reaches the tiny village of Berlin, where Amish farmers take him in and let him sleep in their barn. After a grueling tour by bike and bus, Wigge spends several days with homeless man Joseph. Will Wigge manage to get further West?

Everything Is Different (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Michael Wigge sets off in Germany without any money. His travel companions along the way are socialists, freegans and the eccentric millionaire Harold. Working on a container ship, Wigge crosses the Atlantic Ocean free of charge. Will he make it to the New World without money?

Totally Exhausted (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

After difficult times in Bolivia, Wigge travels to Chile without any money. From there, he hitchhikes to Buenos Aires in Argentina. But rather than dancing the Tango, he has to find food and a means to travel on. After a difficult journey through Tierra del Fuego, Wigge accepts the long-desired position on a ship to Antarctica. Will he finally reach Antarctica without any money?

No Dinero - Mucho Problemo (Episode #104)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

The travel without money takes Wigge trough Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia, where living and traveling without money is particularly difficult. In Peru, he visits the Inca town of Machu Picchu free of charge as a load carrier. Now he suffers from a streak of bad luck. Will he have to cancel his journey?

Go West (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

Via route 66, Michael Wigge hitchhikes to the Grand Canyon and to Las Vegas, where he tries different approaches to earn food and transport. He meets millionaires, gamblers and tourists. After Los Angeles and San Francisco, Wigge lives in Hawaii with alternative lifestylers - all without money, of course.

Burger, Bike, & Boors (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 9:30 PM

Michael Wigge sleeps in Montreal free of charge as a couchsurfer. After walking through Ohio, he reaches the tiny village of Berlin, where Amish farmers take him in and let him sleep in their barn. After a grueling tour by bike and bus, Wigge spends several days with homeless man Joseph. Will Wigge manage to get further West?

Everything Is Different (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Michael Wigge sets off in Germany without any money. His travel companions along the way are socialists, freegans and the eccentric millionaire Harold. Working on a container ship, Wigge crosses the Atlantic Ocean free of charge. Will he make it to the New World without money?

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