The Palco experience

Yesterday I paid ten extra dollars to watch the Quito derby from the “Palco” section of the Atahaulpa. The reason was two fold: the ability to sit undercover and so avoid the 5-8 pm daily downpour and also to experience the “behind the bench” fans. Typically, it didn’t rain a drop so my $10 was […]

Deportivo Quito turn off the Lightbulbs.

DEPORTIVO QUITO VS EMELEC After last week’s international game it was strange to return to a near empty Atahaulpa Stadium. Gone were the masses of yellow and instead was the blue and red of current Serie A champions Deportivo Quito. Today’s opponents were Emelec of Guayaquil; Ecuadorian giants and Championship contenders. Emelec are one of […]