Animalcouriers enjoyed amazing views of Mont Blanc while walking the dogs this morning.

We made good time on our journey today and reached Calais at 7pm. We think the dogs are noticing the cooler weather as there was a definite spring in their step when we walked them this evening. We check in at 8.30 tomorrow morning and should reach our Surrey base by about lunchtime.

After being a little travel sick, Bubbles has perked up no end — must be the fresh mountaiin air — and enjoyed a serious nose around in the undergrowth as we walked under the Massif du Mont Blanc.

After being a little travel sick, Bubbles has perked up no end — must be the fresh mountaiin air — and enjoyed a serious nose around in the undergrowth as we walked under the Massif du Mont Blanc.

Cometa was mesmerised by a little fast-running river that flows down from the mountain

Cometa was mesmerised by a little fast-running river that flows down from the mountain

Rosa was also fascinated by the sound of the rushing river. She loves the feel of outdoors and would doubtless have gone for a great gallop through the adjoining field if she could have.

Rosa was also fascinated by the sound of the rushing river. She loves the feel of outdoors and would doubtless have gone for a great gallop through the adjoining field if she could have.

Like Rosa, Carolina is a briliant 'walking' dog who's good on the lead and enjoys being outdoors. While courier J was walking her, Carolina kept coming up and licking J's hand, as if to say, "I'm really enjoying this."

Like Rosa, Carolina is a briliant ‘walking’ dog who’s good on the lead and enjoys being outdoors. While courier J was walking her, Carolina kept coming up and licking J’s hand, as if to say, “I’m really enjoying this.”

This is the view Carolina is looking at

This is the view Carolina is looking at

The sun shining down on Mont Blanc, casting great shadows below

The sun shining down on Mont Blanc, casting great shadows below

The way to Mordor perhaps?

The way to Mordor perhaps?