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The arecas are indeed wonderful screens, but some are doing a bit too well, shading out other plants, dropping loads of dead fronds, and encroaching on pavement.
Prizes are hung from a bamboo ring at the top of the pole—made from the trunk of an areca-nut tree—to be collected by those who manage to reach it, such as this man in the village of Manggarai in South Jakarta.
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