A group of German construction workers set out onto a construction site in the Bulgarian province. The foreign land and the rough, poorly developed landscape awaken their desire for adventure. At the same time, they are confronted with their own prejudices and feelings of mistrust. For two of the men, the nearby village becomes a stage of competition for the recognition and favor of the villagers. Using the example of an EU infrastructure project, Western depicts a little noticed direction of labor migration within the EU from west to east, along with its political and individual difficulties.