From the Albanian side the Vermosh is quite difficult to reach, despite the now completely asphalted road, the serpentines are so strong.
The approximately 70-kilometer-long road from Han i Hotit on Lake Shkodra first climbs a pass and then winds down in many spikes into the gorge of the Cem Valley, we have already reported. about this part.
After a few isolated farms one reaches an old stone bridge, which caused us to stop.
In search of a suitable location for photographing, this friendly lady helped us to make her garden accessible to us.
Who once was responsible for the bridge construction we couldn´t find out at this point.
The road then leads to Tamara, the main town of the region, where tourist information is also available.
This is a good starting point, if one is looking for information for hikes or a hiking guide.
The village is surrounded by mighty rock walls, in the heights still hiding some farms and secluded hamlets.
The village square was modernized a few years ago, next to cafes there is a small shop, probably the last possibility to cover up with supplies and a good place to buy regional products.
After Tamara, the main town of the region of Kelmend, and the village of Selca, follows the valley as far as the pass Qafa e Bordolecit at 1355 m above sea level.
Shortly before Vermosh, the road passes through another ravine, followed by the Vermosh Valley. In winter the road is often impassable because of the many snow.
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