At the Edge of Europe

Globe travel writer Tom Haines followed the four seasons to explore the uncertain frontiers of Europe. From Arctic islands to Middle Eastern mountains and points between, intimate encounters with land and lives mark changing times for the diverse region, and the wider world. Ready to join the journey? Scroll and click on the map and photos below.
  • Stories: Tom Haines/Globe Staff
  • Photographs: Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff; Alessandro Gori/Globe Correspondent (Romania)
  • Slide shows: Leanne Burden/Globe Staff
  • Illustrations: Joan McLaughlin/Globe Staff
  • Flash: Christine Makris/Boston.com Staff; Michael Knapp/Boston.com Correspondent