What you need to do is make a new character and come to my Linkshell on Lakshmi :P
But if you can't do that. People level through Grounds of Valor now. The first GoV camp is in Gusgen mines. You can head there as early as level 10. Gusgen mines is East of the Dem crag in Konschtat Highlands Just stop by the book and pick up page 1 throw up your party flag or /shout for an invite. There is usually a party there.