Right now, the wild flowers of the Haut-Languedoc are starting to bloom in profusion: campanula, spurge, tiny orchids, gentian and more. They add jewel-like detail to the big, bold drama of this majestic region. It is a land of rivers, gorges and mountains. Vineyards cling to steep uplands, eagles soar over craggy hilltops. Dotted with isolated hamlets, this high patch of France is one of the country's little-trodden glories.Read the rest of the article here.