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Formed: 1788
Population: 1,316,470 people
Area: 24,217 sq/ kilometres

New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. It borders Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. New Hampshire ranks 44th in land area, 46th in total area of the 50 states, and 42nd in population. It became the first post-colonial sovereign nation in the Americas when it broke off from Great Britain in January 1776, and was one of the original thirteen states that founded the United States of America six months later. In June 1788, it became the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution, bringing that document into effect. New Hampshire was the first U.S. state to have its own state constitution. It is known internationally for the New Hampshire primary, the first primary in the quadrennial U.S. presidential election cycle. Concord is the state capital, while Manchester is the largest city in the state. It has no general sales tax, nor is personal income (other than interest and dividends) taxed at either the state or local level.[5] Its license plates carry the state motto: "Live Free or Die". The state nickname is "The Granite State", in reference to its geology and its tradition of self-sufficiency. Many state agencies and New Hampshire license plates carry the image of the Old Man of the Mountain, a former granite stone face in the White Mountains. Several other official nicknames exist but are rarely used.

My Experience

Although I only cycled through 28km of the state it looked as if there could be some interesting parts to check out. I noticed alot of psychic readers and tarot card offerings - The people were wonderful - every single person I met was friendly and helpful, some offering donations to help me along the way.


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Journal Entries

The following is a list of journal entries I wrote while travelling through New Hampshire. Click one to read!



Distance Traveled: 93.04 km
Distance Ascended: 560 m
Distance Descended: 585 m
Energy Consumed: 4,119 calories
Overall Cost: $38.85
    Food: $20.00
    Drink: $0.00
    Transport: $0.00
    Entertainment: $0.00
    Equipment: $18.85
    Misc: $0.00
Longest Day: 2011-05-08 - 93.04 km
Most Climbed: 2011-05-08 - 560.00 m
Most Energy Burned: 2011-05-08 - 4119.00 calories
Most Expensive Day: 2011-05-08 - $ 38.85

Daily Statistics

Date Location Distance (km) Cost ($CAD) Map
2011-05-08 Portsmouth, NH, US 93.04 $38.85 Map


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