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|Mandalay has so many 19th century British Buildings|
|Pyinoolwin was a British summer retreat. Many Colonial Houses still stand. It was cool mountain area.|
T 1. When ordering tea, you should know what kind you want:sweet, strong, sweet and strong. There are many different combinations. (Think Starbucks and all the possible coffees you can order. It's about the same for tea in Burma: cho seh, bone mahn, baw hseent, jah hseent, pancho.
F 2. You can order tea by the cup or bowl. (Actually you order it by the cup or "tankie," the Burmese adaptation of the word tank. It's not as big as a tank, but it's bigger than a cup.)
NOW what do you know about British Colonial Times in Burma?
T/F 1. Britain went to war with Burma in the early 1900's.
T/F 2. The Anglo-Burmese War had a few causes, but the most commonly named are the British desire for access to teak forests in southern Burma and a port to ship from.