May 1, 2016 | admin | Leave a comment Las Palmas , is a small colonial farming town, located just 16 mi or 25 klm from PV. It’s only a 45 minute drive by car or 1 hour by bus. You’ll experience the real Mexico when you visit Las Palmas. It’s a great stop when driving to San Sebastian, Mascota or Talpa. The Las Palmas information is dedicated to Manuel Hernandez Rodriguez, the horseman with the white horse who was 101 . Buses to Las Palmas leave every hour from Avenieda Mexico near Walmart. Look for the Las Palmas sigh in the front or on the side of the bus. It costs only 17 pesos per person. The bus ride takes you through rolling hills, farmland and makes a brief stop in the “off the beaten track” town of Colorado. This is a great way to visit the back roads from PV. WHERE TO EAT Fonita Las Contrerras Restaurant is where you can really taste the flavor of Mexico. Open since 1953 & located on Constitucion # 164 near a bus stop. It’s a great place to stop & have a full breakfast or lunch for about 80 pesos . You’ll love listening to the birds & the home cooked food prepared by Aura & Raquel. Ask if they have their famous capirota desert. It’s open daily from 8 am – 6 pm. Pay in Pesos.Phone# 322-269-2120 Patio dining listening to the birds. Home cooked meals don’t get much better! SUGGESTION If you’d like to have an English speaking local guide for a tour & history of the town, contact Luz Gonzalez “Luzecita”, who was born in Nevada .Her phone # is 322-139-7536. She can meet you in PV or at the Fonita Las Contrerras Restaurant. On your tour of Las Palmas, have her take you to the local dress maker for adults & children, Sra. Socorro Camacho, who is located on Calle Juarez # 393 in front of the park. She’s open 8 am – 5 pm. Everyone in town knows her. Phone # 322-294-9577. Socorro,The local dress maker at work ! .