"san rafael" San Rafael by ines2003

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When the first Spanish they discover territory mendocino they are found that in the province there they were two native towns: the Huarpes that inhabited the north of the Diamond and partly the Atuel; and the Puelches Algarroberos or the Puelches of Whose. In 1860 it enters the scene the Beach of San Rafael located to 12 km. to the east of the Village (Strong) for the development of the agriculture. Thus in little time visionary men arrived planning and building the first large channels since the river Diamond, the arrival of the Ing. July Ballofet in 1870, improved the systems of irrigation and division of lands.

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  • Pros:good weather in otoun
  • Cons:more turist thing are close
  • In a nutshell:the city working in summer and winer
  • Last visit to San Rafael: Mar 2011
  • Intro Written May 17, 2012
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