This article is from the Final-Fantasy and other Square Soft Games FAQ, by email@example.com (Nick Zitzmann) with numerous contributions by others.
Depart from Melmond and round the outside southern part of the
continent. You'll eventually come across a port on the outside of the
far eastern point of the continent. Dock and hike to Crescent Lake, and
talk to the sages to find out what you need to do next.