Disillusioned with his life in England, David decides to give all of this up and look for adventure in Mexico. Once in Mexico, he discovers that his best friend is a blatant liar, cocaine addict, and male prostitute. During the friendship, he also discovers that his best friend has AIDS. He confronts the disease and how it is affecting his friendship and his own health suffers because of worrying about his best friend's condition. Did his adventure turn out to be what he expected? A true, but tragic story.