Baranoa Township, 14 miles south of Barranquilla, is famous for the festivities that take place there. One is the Plum Festival, which takes place every March in the village of Campeche and during which cakes, juices, jams, and marmalades are made from this fruit. Other festivals are dedicated to the pigeon pea (a legume) and chicharrón (roasted pork skin).
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Museums, historic squares, and lots of music await those who come to Barranquilla. Beaches and natural havens for relaxation are also found in and around this Caribbean city.