As most of us finish off yesterday’s turkey, Muslims around the world celebrate their own holiday today with end of the Hadj, which is called Eid. To mark the occasion today on VBS is The Mecca Diaries. Last year VICE founder Suroosh Alvi documented his own religious and cultural whirlwind homage to Mecca.

If you think going counter clock wise around a big black box and stoning Satan three times is hard, try doing it with three million people and your parents.