We have four families of dogs travelling with us from North Cyprus. We met up with everyone this morning at the port, and all of us waited patiently in the gorgeous sunshine while the last bits of admin and paperwork got sorted out.

Roxy, with Jasper resting his chin on Roxy's back

Roxy, with Jasper resting his chin on Roxy’s back

Roxy at the back, with Jasper and Tink

Roxy at the back, with Jasper and Tink

Tink is our smallest passenger

Tink is our smallest passenger

Such a cutie!

Such a cutie!

Diane with Roxy and Jasper

Diane with Roxy and Jasper

Brandy with Janet's grandson Gavin

Brandy with Janet’s grandson Gavin

Gavin and his twin Nathan enjoy a cuppa with Brandy

Gavin and his twin Nathan enjoy a cuppa with Brandy

Jane with Reo

Jane with Reo

Reo with his uncle Steve

Reo with his uncle Steve

Cookie (aka Niomi) and Purdey with Bob and Lynn

Cookie (aka Niomi) and Purdey with Bob and Lynn

Cookie with Margaret, who guesses Cookie remembers her from the shelter

Cookie with Margaret, who guesses Cookie remembers her from the shelter

Cookie and Purdey waiting with Bob

Cookie and Purdey waiting with Bob

We're very impressed with how chilled out all the dogs were as we waited to get going — here's Cookie taking a lovely nap

We’re very impressed with how chilled out all the dogs were as we waited to get going — here’s Cookie taking a lovely nap

One of the street dogs that lives at the port comes to see what's going on — just one of the many hounds in North Cyprus who benefit from KAR's efforts to keep them healthy and fed

One of the street dogs that lives at the port comes to see what’s going on — just one of the many hounds in North Cyprus who benefit from KAR’s efforts to keep them healthy and fed