Thursday, 13 March 2014

BRUNCH @ Ralph's












BRUNCH DOMINGO 16th MARZO



LUGAR: BIG RALPH´S RESTAURANT
HORA: 9.30AM - 12AM

BRUNCH MENU


HUEVOS ESCALFADOS BENEDICTO


CLASSIC EGGS BENEDICT WITH HOLLANDAISE SAUCE 

$ 5.75

SALMON AHUMADO & HUEVOS REVUELTOS CON PAN DE SALVADO

SMOKED SALMON & SCRAMBLED EGGS ON TOASTED WHEAT B. BREAD


$ 6.75

SANDUCHE DE CLUB STEAK CON AROS DE CEBOLLA & PAPAS FRITAS

CLUB STEAK SANDWICH WITH ONION RINGS & CHIPS


$ 11.00

QUICHE DE TOCINO, QUESO & HONGOS CON ADEREZO DE VAINITA


BACON, CHEESE & MUSHROOMS QUICHE WITH GREEN BEAN DRESSING

$ 6.20

ENSALADA CESAR CON POLLO A LA GRILLA

GRILLED CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

$ 7.70


HUEVO FRITO, SALCHICHA, TOCINO, PAPAS SALTEADAS, TOMATE Y HONGOS

FRIED EGG, SAUSAGE, BACON, SAUTEED POTATO, TOMATO & MUSHROOMS

$ 6.95

OMELET DE HUEVO CON HONGOS, QUESO & JAMON

EGG OMELETTE WITH MUSHROOMS, CHEESE & HAM

$ 5.25

POSTRE DEL DIA/DESSERT OF THE DAY


$ 5.25




*Favor reservar con anticipacion.  / Please book in advance



BIG RALPH'S HOSTAL & RESTAURANTAv. San Lorenzo y Av. Carlos Espinoza Larrea,
(Diagonal a Pizza Express)  Salinas - Santa Elena, Ecuador
(00593) 42930910 / 0996188111
Horario de atenciĆ³n: Mie - Sab 18H00 - 21H30
http://www.bigralphhostal.com/






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Wade Bradford

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Howdy from California!  I hope the cast, crew, and audience had a fun time watching my little play.  It's exciting to know it has been performed in Ecuador.  
The world is watching this event 











































Monday, 10 March 2014

Happy Birthday


This is the start of International Women's Week









Happy Birthday



25 years ago the Internet, the world wide web, became a reality.
In that same year, Bart Simpson made his debut on TV.
Back then, you had to have special knowledge to be able to use the world wide web.
The internet existed before 1989, but it was through BBSs and email forums like CompuServe, finding a web page back then was unheard of.
Things really changed in 1990 when it was used in the way it was thought it would be used, the free exchange of information and ideas. Berners-Lee changed the world.
He released the code,( we now use the term open source), for free and for use by anyone that understood how to use it, to make the world wide web a better place for the free exchange of information and ideas.
For his part in this world changing event, Berners-Lee received a Knighthood. Since that time, the growth in the size of the internet and its availability has grown exponentially in the modern world; and since the advent of the modern smart phones, third world countries have been able to expand the use of internet  to many more people.
The world wide web continues to be revolutionary due to the use it has been put to, and the uses it can be put to in the future.



Meter fire


This is what the electric meter looks like after it has caught fire.

This is how it should look.




For me, this is a first! I have never seen an electric meter catch fire, but I am told that it happens down here due to the amount of salt in the air. If the plastic case gets broken for some reason, then it is open to the elements and over time salt is deposited. This, then shorts the power and a fire destroys the meter.
This happened to a friend of ours, where the fire caused a spike and damage to the property. The cable box was toast; there was additional damage that was caused, but it was not immediately obvious. Some other cables got fried to one of the rooms with a breaker box, which caused part of the building to have no power; the electrician later had to make repairs.
The final part to this is that the power company did not have a replacement meter, so they hooked up a bypass until they could obtain a replacement meter. So that means free electricity in the meantime.

Pageviews by Countries, snap shot.

Graph of most popular countries among blog viewers
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United States
200
Ecuador
83
France
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Canada
12
Malaysia
11
Brazil
9
Germany
4
United Kingdom
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Mexico
4
Poland
3