In part 1, Yong leaves China for an uncertain future. He's set to start a job as a specialty chef in a Cantonese restaurant near Lake Constance. In Mexico, Florina feels discriminated against because of her Indio origins. Her fondest dream is to become a travel guide in Germany. Konstantin is a choir singer and a Russian Jew. He would like to begin a new life with his family in Leipzig. But it is not at all easy for his wife to leave Moscow behind.