When I first met Matias, one of the founders of 2famous.TV, I learned that he used to make documentaries of himself hitchhiking across the world. It sounded awesome until I realized he was traveling without a krone, or dollar, in his pocket! Then I thought he was nuts!
See, here’s a clip of Matias’ documentary Cape to Cape, where he hitchhiked from the North of Norway to South Africa!
And this is him making his way from Norway to China…
People and companies are always copying superstars and Matias is no exception. The documentaries of his travels are quite popular and traveling without money has become rather mainstream…I mean, his documentaries were even televised!
Now, maybe because they were inspired by our very own Siddhartha, or at least inspired by someone who was inspired by Matias, who knows, Red Bull is challenging 100 teams to make it across Europe in 7 days using Red Bull cans as currency. Shouldn’t Matias be receiving royalties for this??
If you’re interested, you’d better hurry! The deadline is March 12th and you must be a student in: Lebanon; UK; Spain; France; Belgium; Czech Republic; Greece; Portugal; Denmark; Slovakia; Austria; Germany; Switzerland; Finland; Norway; Hungary; Sweden; Slovenia; Italy; U.S.; Canada; New Zealand; Japan; Hong Kong; Turkey; Philippines; or South Korea.
Check out the details here!
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