Sri Lanka Sunset Hike at Little Adam’s Peak

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After pinching ourselves and enjoying a cold beer at the Rockside Inn, we were ready to stop staring at the view and find a hike before the sun would set. We had two options, Little Adam’s Peak or Ella Rock. After talking with the husband who ran the Inn, we decided on Little Adam’s Peak as it was shorter and …

All Aboard! Taking a Train in Sri Lanka Just Might Change Your Life

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The Honeymoon shenanigans in Sri Lanka continued, making our way from Negombo to the historic town of Galle, about 3 hours south by train. Our Patagonia Black Hole duffels quickly became a makeshift seat, as finding for a vacant spot in time amongst the hundreds of other travelers and locals can become a mad dash. In Sri Lanka there are …

PALM VILLAGE RESORT, SRI LANKA: A FOREIGNER’S STAY

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Drew and I landed in Sri Lanka the night before NYE, after spending a week in Seattle running around with his parents on an epic Christmas scavenger hunt, filled with a Burlesque Nutcracker and many happy hours. We were eager and nervous to begin our Honeymoon in a country we had both never been to before. We grabbed our bags, …

7 WAYS TO HAVE A SPONTANEOUS HONEYMOON

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Every honeymoon is unique, there’s never a wrong place to start a life together. After seven months of marriage, Outdoor Junkiez founders Jane and Drew Farwell have finally decided to share all. Tune in for our Honeymoon inspired blog series that will take you on our month long adventure of tuk-tuks, veggie samosas, bahn mi’s, and junk boats. How about …

WAIMEA CANYON, A VA-JOURNEY by Danya Hakeem and Samantha Ruiz

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Danya and Samantha share their breathtaking journey through the Waimea Canyon, river crossings and all, as they celebrate and revel in their strengths as individuals and as a group of women exploring Mother Nature. Enjoy their experience, and learn from their advice! Thank you to these ladies for using OJz to rent the missing camping gear pieces they needed to …

“WOMANWANDERS” SHARES HER DREAM BACKPACKING LIST FOR SOUTH AMERICA

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Our OJz Ambassador, Rebecca aka Womanwanders, continues tackling mountains, moutain-biking down treacherous hills, and shares her dream packing list after being on the trails for a few weeks. Take notes ladies (and gents), as one of the biggest challenges pre and during our adventures has to do with what happens to be strapped to our backs. Did I leave enough …

COTOPAXI: NECK OF THE MOON

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Meet Rebecca, our wanderlust outdoorjunkiez ambassador from womanwanders! Follow her solo journey through the beauty of South America and learn about her help exchanges, kite surfing, and backpack living lifestyle. On her latest trek she takes us to Cotopaxi, Ecuador. Tune in forher travel tips as she continues her journey! I stood outside the bus at the base of Cotopaxi …