Apart from tourism, the Hvar economy is based on fishing and agriculture, and the vineyards - such as this one from Andro Tomic - and olive groves are dotted with workers pruning under trademark Hvar blue skies.
The resort of Jelsa, Tin's home town and Hvar's third largest resort
Destination Jelsa comes into view just 13 minutes later. The previous option was to take a 40-minute bus to Split, then wait for a 2-hour ferry to Stari Grad, then a 15-minute bus ride to Jelsa, unless the arrival coincided with the 90-minute catamaran at 16:00 daily.
Pokonji Dol, one of the Pakleni Islands just off Hvar.
The propellors fired up, and although it was louder than bigger commercial aircraft, there was no need for headphones, and conversation was possible - not that anyone was talking, with all eyes fixed on the beauty outside.