You will start your journey in front of the inn.
There are many easy subquest on this chapter,so do it for some good experience point.
When you have some money buy some good equipment in the inn, and be ready to leave.
For doing this go in front of the big building(center map)There you will first meet Imoen for and then talk to Gorion, when asked tell him that you are ready to leave.
Outside you will see the first battle of the game!!!