Alistair seemed at first confused with the replies he got from Tarou and Kobakk, but then his smile (did he ever not smile?) became more firm and he nodded with an amusing, bobbing way.
"Ah, I see. Travellers, oui? It is strange, where I come from, many do not travel far, but travel much... you understand?" He looked at them with an inviting sort of "do you?" smile.
"I am from Septíle, ah, Seven Islands," he explained, "Very far away, ah, across... the ocean!" he pointed in some vague direction. "We did not know of this land, not much. Very big, confusing and... ah... much ground?" he made some other vague movement with his hands, "Hard to know where from, no ocean in between, non? Someone say, this is Nekonia, I say 'what a big island!'" he laughs, clearly finding the situation hilarious.
...Not the smartest tourist ever, no.