Madrid is a superb vacation destination, but we aren't on vacation. This is our lives now.
My original plan had been for me to leave in the afternoon for Philadelphia, but it quickly became apparent that there was too much to see and do in the District.
I left Nashville early and headed towards North Carolina. Charlotte was my first city. I had no clear reason to pick Charlotte as the first city of the 10 Cities Project, and that's because when I started doing this, there was no project.