Chapter II: I chose Philadelphia for my second year specifically so I could push myself, test my mettle. In that sense, it fulfilled every expectation.
Chapter I: Loss is a fundamental part of traveling; people rarely tell you that.
The drive from Brooklyn to Long Beach requires roughly 42 hours. We are giving ourselves between 4 and 5 days to make it, meaning an average of 8 to 10 hours a day.
I can't think of any better way to bring 10 Cities / 10 Years to a finish than with a cross country road trip.
For the last day of my road trip, I left D.C. early and headed to Philadelphia, the second city of my project, and one of my more unusual years.