“When you look at me, think that you too can accomplish what you want.” These words by Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll are written on the monument to the famous singer and songwriter from Barranquilla. Scores of tourists take pictures every day beside this 16-foot-tall steel structure.
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.