This morning we paid a visit to Pitillal. Since we had some initial business at the Galerias Mall we took the bus there first. Then we proceeded to walk eastward on Av. Priscillano Sanchez toward Pitillal. We would have normally taken a bus, but today was overcast and cool with a light breeze, so the walk was quite pleasant. We were headed towards Plaza Pitillal, in the Center of Pitillal, and wanted to visit the small shops there. Along the way, we were getting hungry so we stopped and ate at Asadero Tradicional. We were in luck. All you can eat desayuno (breakfast) for only $99 pesos (about $5). Made-to-order omelets, French toast, pancakes, tortillas, sopi's. And on the buffet, chicken in a red sauce, smoked pork ribs in a green sauce, livers (yuk), and some kind of turkey sausage in a red, spicy, creamy sauce. Cucumber water, coffee, orange juice to drink. And potatoes, vegetables, and salsa. It was awesome, and we were quite full when we finished. And Efran, the owner, was there to cook for us and talk to us about Pitillal. We will return at night when he does beef and chicken for $119 pesos.
We proceeded eastward along P. Sanchez and eventually strolled into the small town of Pitillal, as authentic Mexican as it can be. Very reminiscent of 5 de Diciembre, Centro and Zona Romantica, only without a lot of the modern spots inserted. Truly a stroll into a Mexican community with its small cocinas, comidas, stores, shops, produce stands, hardware stores, etc., all the daily needs.
We came upon the town square, which was pretty inactive, since it was Thursday. It's across the street from the Church.
We were ready to leave and happened upon a Viverio (plant nursery). Since I'm adding flowers to our terrace, I needed one additional flower pot and some potting soil. Viveros Paraiso had what I needed, and then some. Probably one of the nicest nurseries we've been to here in PV. But, since it was heavy and cumbersome, and we'd already walked around 13,000 steps for the day, we took an Uber home.
It was a fun visit to a part of town we had heard and read about, and now we can say we've visited.