CITY DESCRIPTION: SAN
RAFAEL is located about 615 miles west of Buenos Aires it is inhabited
by around 170,000. Principally a commercial city, it is the agricultural
center for the area but has a lot to see and do for the tourist as well.
Its surrounding lakes and mountains are great for camping, mountain bikes,
rafting, and fishing. Historically it is a younger city by Argentine standards
so, although there are some interesting older things to see, one would
not travel here for that. However its relative youth is reflected in wide
tree lined streets, and a general look of order and cleanliness. It has
very good transportation, communication, and communication facilities.
Hotels of every price range are available as is a casino, restaurants,
discos, pubs and bars. There are numerous operators that can arrange tours
to fit your taste.