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The Governor General's Horse Guards from Toronto, Canada will be to Italy on a tour from May 16 th - 26 th, 2019 to commemorate the 75 th Anniversary of the Italian Campaign during the Second World War. The Italian Campaign was an important military effort for Canada during the Second World War. The Canadians, along with their allies from Great Britain, France and the United States, fought from the south to the north of Italy over a 20-month period, Canadians faced many difficult battles against some of the German army's best troops. Canadian casualties in the Italian Campaign totalled more than 26,000, nearly 6,000 of which were fatal.

Governor General’s Horse Guard’s Cavalry and Historical Society are pleased to announce that on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:00 am EDT (5pm Italy Time), Canadian officials, will dedicate a monument to the Governor General’s Horse Guards in theTown of Aquino, Italy. The Canadian delegation will be joined by a WW2 Veteran, (Trooper Edward Stafford), honoured guests, proud sponsors members of the Governor General’s Horse Guards and local towns people.

A second monument will be dedicated on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5:00 am EDT (11am Italy Time) at Canadian War Cemetery in Villanova, Italy. You can read more about the Governor General's Horse
Guard Memorial projects here.

Watch the Dedication Live

We are planning to stream the both dedication ceremonies. The monument dedicated in recognition to the Governor Generals Horse Guards efforts in the liberation of Italy will be unveiled on May 19 @ 5pm Italy time (11am EDT).  You can watch it on YouTube, link below.

This is a tentative link for the event that will be subject to change but you can bookmark this page and on the day of the event.  The official live link will be posted here as soon as possible on the day of the event.

Enjoy this link to Archive Army Reels on the Italian campaign in the meantime.  https://youtu.be/J1_rnjdLNCQ

The second monument will be dedicated on May 23, 2019 @ 11AM Italy time (5 am EDT), subject to availability. 

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Mobile games can are a great ways to make air travel and days at sea just cruise by.  We decided to pick a few games that you should consider loading on your phone or ipad before your next trip.  

Roterra

A great new game released by Dig-iT! Games on the App store  has you wondering which way is up as you play.  The genre is a relaxing puzzle game, according to the developers, that was recently previewed at the MAGFest Indie Video Game showcase.  The fairytale environments have all the trimmings with a princess trying to regain her title as Queen of Roterra while her evil brother throws challenging puzzles and evil knights to block her path.  We got to play some levels and watch others at MAGFest and were amazed by the polish and progressive challenge in this game. This game is great for the whole family with a 4+ age rating on the App Store. If you liked Monument Valley and the Go series games (Lara Croft Go) then you will feel right at home with this new game from Dig-iT! Games.  Roterra is currently available on the AppStore and has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.  It is premium game where you pay once and there are not ads.

Top iOS Puzzle Games

 

Where Shadows Slumber

A puzzle game by Game Revenant on the App store and Google Play has you playing in the shadows to solve the puzzle to progress forward.  The graphics and unique use of shadows in the game caught our interest and game play provided a good balance of progression for the puzzle.  Our ony surprise in this game was the mild violence in the cut scenes.  You can be the judge on family use but the rating is 12+ on the App Store.  Where Shadows Slumber is available for sale on the App Store and Google Play with 4.4 out of 5 stars.  This is also a premium game.

where shadows slumber

 

Donut County

When Apple made this game of the year in 2018 it is is a pretty sure bet that everyone will be able to find some fun in this puzzle game.  Yes another puzzle game, but who doesn't like puzzles.  These are the perfect types of games for short escapes that are perfect for passing time - just think flight delayed.  In this game you play as an every growing hole in the ground where you consume characters and loot(trash) along the way.  Not sure about playing as a hole.  Well the reality is your are a Racoon that is controllig the hole.  This is a great game for anyone in the family.  Donut County is a premium title available on the App Store.

Donut County Game

South America delivers amazing adventures for the traveler and photographer to capture memories making it a must see continent for the explorer in you.  This beautifully created timelapse video shares momemts of the incredible diversity the continent shares with us on this earth. If you are considering taking a trip to one or more of the countries in South America, take a moment and breathe in the environment that is visually presented so beautifully by this videographer.

A collection of photos from Pinel Island in St. Martin.

 

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Today Greenland is a spotlight travel destination for those that love outdoor adventure, fishing, cruising and incredible photography opportunities. See it from from a small sailing boat experience discovering the icefjiords and so much more in 4K video.

The beautiful island of Sardinia has picture perfect beaches surrounded by beautiful topography and foilage.  The island does not receive the attention that many of the Greek islands in the Mediterranean do but that is not a problem for many of the Italians that visit.  They would rather keep it a secret and have vacation memories that are belissima ones.  

Malta is one of those travel destinations that, for many that don't have access from Europe, registers at the top of the list for places to visit.  Cruises, many UNESCO World Hertiage sites and investments in tourism have made it a popular destination with thousands unloading from ships daily in the port of Valletta.  Our image gallery below from a visit to the island in 2018 provides over 30 amazing reasons why it should be included on your list.

The island of Huahine is a destination port for Windstar Cruises, Paul Gauguin and Oceania Cruise excursions.  Part of the Society islands, Huahine was once home to Tahitian royalty and is known as the Garden Island for its rich green color and foliage. Arriving on the island you can see rich hues of green everywhere with the sun filtering light into the deeper parts of the foliage. The island has only 6000 inhabitants and has a standard ring road for getting around the island.