M.I.A. aka Mathangi Arulpragasam is crazy girl with an unbelivable energy, in the best sense of crazy. Her creativity flows trough all that she does, from song texts to music videos to design to live performance.
The largest mosque in Africa is quite impressing. It features the worlds tallest minaret with 210 meters height. The mosque is located just at the shore in Casablanca. Personally, I was really pleased with the mosaics.
Our journey trough Maroc started and ended in Marrakech. And while it offers many nice places like the Djemaa el Fna, in the end we enjoyed the rest of Maroc much more. Tourism is so big in Marrakech, it seems to be becoming an issue.
As a part of local tradition students let grow their beards in the last three months of studying in Winterthur. At the end of their studies they get rid of their beards, known as "Bart ab". In the last few years that event has grown and now also sports a science fair and local bands.