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Mysterious Little Boxes

From: KUOW
Series: Sound Focus
Length: 11:59

Flight attendant and Nancy Drew fan Amanda Arkebauer discovers a new way to solve mysteries and travel for work through letterboxing. KRAK

Img_0417_small There are plenty of ways to solve fictional mysteries through books and films. When Amanda Arkebauer was a kid, she got her fix through Nancy Drew novels. But as she got older, she was aching for some real mysteries to solve. So today she collects clues from the Internet and other places to uncover hidden boxes all over the Northwest. Inside those small, homemade boxes she finds all kinds of things from local history and lore to stories about the Seattle music scene. The pasttime is called letterboxing. Amanda's been a letterboxer since 2001, when she followed her first set of clues up a Seattle-area mountain. KRAK

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There are plenty of ways to solve fictional mysteries through books and films. When Amanda Arkebauer was a kid, she got her fix through Nancy Drew novels. But as she got older, she was aching for some real mysteries to solve. So today she collects clues from the Internet and other places to uncover hidden boxes all over the Northwest. Inside those small, homemade boxes she finds all kinds of things from local history and lore to stories about the Seattle music scene. The pasttime is called letterboxing. Amanda's been a letterboxer since 2001, when she followed her first set of clues up a Seattle-area mountain. KRAK