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Just past the border between Tanzania and Kenya there is an island called Wasini. The Musafir met two young dhow builder brothers there who prepared a preliminary list of materials needed for the construction.
With one of the brothers the Musafir went to Mombasa to see a boat similar to the one he wanted to build.
In the face of that vision his imagination began to run wild...
It was not yet the right time to make a decision about who should build the boat so the Musafir decided to go to the town of Lamu.
Along the way there was another important encounter for the project: the Musafir met a local businessman who would later give his help for the construction.