"What's inside these funny green and brown tubes? It looks like they are stuffed with autumn leaves."
He grins; takes a tube, teases out the leaf stopper and taps wriggling white maggots into his palm.
"For what kind of bird?"
"Any that want it."
A dozen bamboo maggots will set you back Rp 2,000 ($0.20).
Barito is also where you can lose your heart to a slow loris: Barito. And for monkey-lovers, keep clear of Pramuka.