A "boy" has always wanted to travel and believed his treasure was to be found at the pyramids in Egypt. He decides to become a shepherd because they get to travel. One his way he meets many people who help him along the way, in their way. A gypsy can't tell him how to get to the pyramids, but wants 10% of his treasure when he gets if for wasting her time. He runs into a king who gives him two very important stones and buys his sheep. He is robbed by one person and given a job by another, which benefits both him and the shop owner. An alchemist helps him reach his goal of the pyramids where his two stones turn to gold, that is then stolen from him and he gets a beating in return.
He returns home, finds his treasure and reunites with the love of his life that he met during is journey.
This is a story of following your heart and dreams. Don't be afraid of the unknown or you will never reach your full potential.