Kevin thought Iowa would be a safe next step in life.
He assumed things would continue as they always had. Iowa indeed had its corn fields and windmills, but it also had Vicky. Vicky was not concerned with the safe next step. She was an adventurer with the world before her.
No sooner had Kevin contented himself with Iowa, was he was being thrown into an adventure halfway around the world, being led through the streets of Thailand by a beautiful, Polish, adventurous, unpredictable girl he stumbled across on a college campus in Des Moines, IA.