In the Season 1 finale, Michael Wigge makes it to Chile. He hitchhikes to Buenos Aires, where he searches for food, and runs into difficulties in Tierra del Fuego before accepting a job on a ship bound for Antarctica.
Michael Wigge manages to make it through Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia. In Peru, where he manages to visit Machu Picchu for free by working as load carrier, a streak of bad luck threatens to end his cash-free adventure.
Journalist Michael Wigge attempts to travel from Berlin to Antarctica without spending any money. In the first episode, the trip brings him into contact with socialists, freegans and an eccentric millionaire. He also takes a job on a container ship in order to cross the Atlantic.