It's a wonderful way to know TE ARAROA. Maybe one day I'll go to TE ARAROA. The origins of the story are the first printed map, when we were hugging and saying goodbye to two young Dutch men who were taking a ride with us and were about to start a three-day, three-night hike at Ahuriri Valley-Lake Hawea. They were picked up shortly after they came out of Wanaca, a man and a woman, two large, heavy mountaineering bags, and they said they were going to the Birchwood Road junction near Omarama, and of course they had to walk about ten kilometers to reach the starting point. Thinking of those days of hiking in Tibet, the soft heart, so-called sent Buddha to West, decided to take them to the starting point. From Route 8 to Birchwood Road, it's all turned into gravel road, but the sky is magnificent, the clouds are light and the wind is clear, the scenery is beautiful, the starting point is on the left hand of the road, there are clear signs next to the railing, behind the railing is a huge beautiful ranch, right here, The Dutch friends said goodbye to us and quickly disappeared into sight. Before leaving, the Dutch girl took out a stack of printed detailed hiking route drawings, saying they were downloaded from the TE ARAROA official website, which should be the first time I heard someone mention it, TE ARAROA. TE ARAROA, The Long Pathway, is a full version of 3,000 kilometers long, from Cape Reinga, the northernmost point of New Zealand, to Bluff, the southernmost point. You know, hiking routes are everywhere in New Zealand, but most routes take only a few days and do not need to spend the night in the wild, and the complete Te Araroa Trail crosses South and North Island for 120 days, and it takes great courage to think about it!