In 1978, Bengt and Eva Svensson are approved as adoptive parents. They travel from Sweden to Colombia to pick up their beloved son, who they name Anders Svensson. In his early twenties, Anders begins searching for his roots. He changes his name back to his birth name Emilio Cuesta and, to the great disappointment of his adoptive father, moves back to Colombia. Bengt realizes he has to find a way to salvage the relationship with his adoptive son. He buys a ticket for Colombia. When he arrives Emilio has just learned of a town north of Bogotá where he may have biological family. The countryside road trip that ensues turns out to be a powerful inner journey for both Emilio and Bengt. A journey that will change their relationship forever.