"To see the world, things dangerous to come to,
to see behind walls, to draw closer,
to find each other and to feel.
That is the purpose of life."
Walter thus begins a journey that takes him to the far reaches of Iceland, Afghanistan, Greenland. Walter finds himself escaping the jaws of a shark and the thick dust clouds of an erupting volcano. Each event experienced imbues Walter with a sense of purpose and dignity, that of which he has never experienced before.