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Thundering Water!

The river Clyde was in spate, probably as a result of all the rain yesterday, and the Falls of Clyde was just stupendous in scale and noise.  This is the river as it arrives at the village of New Lanark, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

They reckon that when it has rained up to 250 tons of water a second passes any given point.  But they've had up to 597 tons  a second and today was the most flow ever, apparently.

It was great to visit New Lanark and the walk up the Clyde to the falls further up was good exercise.  We needed a good two more hours to visit all the displays in the various former mills, but we'll be back . . .

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