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Full of Life, Croatia PM, 2 ministers open new road on Hvar Special

Jelsa - A high-level delegation from Zagreb flies into Croatia's premier island of Hvar to open the latest infrastructure change in Jelsa.

Photo Essay: Winter on Croatia's Premier Island of Hvar

Hvar - Billed as 'the new St Tropez' in summer, life on the island of Hvar is very different when the tourists have departed. An overview of life in winter on a Dalmatian island.

Seaplane Saturday: Community in Dalmatia, history in Istria Special

Pula - A busy day for Europe's first modern scheduled seaplane operation in Croatia, starting with a school flight in Dalmatia followed by a historic flight to Istria.

A maiden flight on Europe's 1st modern scheduled hydroplane route Special

Split - As Europe's first modern scheduled sea plane operation finally gets underway in Croatia, Digital Journal takes to the skies to check out the opening route from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar.

Modern European hydroplane history as ECA touches down in Jelsa

Jelsa - Aviation history is made as the first scheduled commercial sea plane flight lands on the island of Hvar from Split Airport.

Dalmatian hedonist Andro Tomic puts on Vela Gospa show on Hvar

Jelsa - Andro Tomic, arguably Croatia's most charismatic winemaker, serves up a holiday treat for Vela Gospa on the island of Hvar.

Hydroplanes for Hajduk: Flying sponsor for Croatia's oldest club

Split - A much-needed cash injection for Croatia's oldest football club is announced as Europe's first scheduled modern hydroplane service prepares to take to the skies.

Europe's first scheduled seaplanes launch in 2 weeks in Croatia

Jelsa - After a 13-year battle with bureaucracy, Europe's first scheduled modern hydroplane service is set to start in Croatia next month.

Hydroplanes in Croatia imminent: Interview with ECA CEO Special

Hvar - After 13 years of paperwork, a true revolution in Croatian tourism is imminent. Digital Journal meets European Coastal Airlines boss Klaus Dieter Martin.

Jelsa for Slavonia: Bonkulovic, a local gastro fair on Hvar Special

Jelsa - As victims of the devastating Balkan floods try to rebuild their lives, small fund-raising events continue all over Croatia.

Za Krizen 2014: Ante Gotovina joins Jelsa procession on Hvar Special

Jelsa - Hvar's historic UNESCO Easter Procession takes place, with General Ante Gotovina joining the pilgrims on a chilly night in Dalmatia.

UNESCO 'Za Krizen': Interview with Jelsa Cross bearer in Croatia Special

Jelsa - A unique, UNESCO-protected religious procession on the island of Hvar takes place tomorrow night, as it has done for more than 500 years. Digital Journal meets one of the former Cross bearers.

Boston University in Jelsa planning for future of Hvar, Croatia

Jelsa - The tourist season may be over but there is plenty of interest in the island of Hvar this winter — both internationally and academically.

Work starts on Jelsa's 17-point plan on Hvar, Croatia Special

Jelsa - With the tourist season over on Hvar, an ambitious 17-point plan from the Mayor of Jelsa begins a programme of regeneration.

Culture in Croatia: Hvar winery becomes Renaissance theatre Special

Jelsa - Life on Dalmatian islands can be quiet in winter, but there is a vibrant cultural scene in some rather unexpected places.

500 years of tradition in Croatia: 'Za Krizem' underway on Hvar Special

Jelsa - One of the world's most interesting Catholic traditions is underway in Croatia, as the Easter Processions in six towns and villages on Hvar begin a long night.

Easter in Croatia: 'Za Krizem' exhibition opens in Jelsa on Hvar Special

Jelsa - Preparations for the UNESCO-protection Easter Procession in Jelsa are underway, with the opening of a photo exhibition in the town's museum.

Croatia Elections 2011: Brisk Voting on the Island of Hvar

Following a campaign marred by corruption scandals and in the midst of a deep recession, Croatians go to the polls to choose the government to take them into Europe.
 

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Among the pilgrims was Andro Tomic from Jelsa  Hvar s most charismatic winemaker
Among the pilgrims was Andro Tomic from Jelsa, Hvar's most charismatic winemaker
National television was on hand to record the event  and the flight will be featured on  Good Mornin...
National television was on hand to record the event, and the flight will be featured on 'Good Morning Croatia' on Monday morning.
There are plenty of exquisite bays and pristine seas to observe as the plane heads to its destinatio...
There are plenty of exquisite bays and pristine seas to observe as the plane heads to its destination of Jelsa.
A free shuttle bus awaits passengers at Split airport for the 500 metre transfer to the sea terminal...
A free shuttle bus awaits passengers at Split airport for the 500 metre transfer to the sea terminal.
The 500 year-old Za Krizem religious Easter procession in Jelsa is underway
The 500 year-old Za Krizem religious Easter procession in Jelsa is underway
Paolo Buncuga
A relaxed destination full of tradition  the Prime Minister was able to experience the fishing tradi...
A relaxed destination full of tradition, the Prime Minister was able to experience the fishing traditions of Dalmatia on his walk around the harbour.
Snow in Jelsa on Hvar lasted a short time
Snow in Jelsa on Hvar lasted a short time
At 94 years  the grandfather of Jelsa cross bearer Luka Belic did an admirable job in completing the...
At 94 years, the grandfather of Jelsa cross bearer Luka Belic did an admirable job in completing the procession. A moment's pause before the final stretch
The procession includes visits and prayer in the churches of all six locations
The procession includes visits and prayer in the churches of all six locations
@Paulo Buncuga
Mojito owner Dino Pavicic (right) and Digital Journal putting the Hvar cocktail to the test.
Mojito owner Dino Pavicic (right) and Digital Journal putting the Hvar cocktail to the test.
Vedran Rafael Janic
A catamaran heads to Split from the islands  the previous quickest means of transfer.
A catamaran heads to Split from the islands, the previous quickest means of transfer.
The stage is set - the final steps on Jelsa s main square
The stage is set - the final steps on Jelsa's main square
@Paulo Buncuga
Jelsa Mayor Niksa Peronja chaired the meeting where the Boston students presented their findings.
Jelsa Mayor Niksa Peronja chaired the meeting where the Boston students presented their findings.
Vivian Grisogono
Julije Skellin brought a message of Swedish archipelago success during a previous presentation in Je...
Julije Skellin brought a message of Swedish archipelago success during a previous presentation in Jelsa.
Klapa Kastilac from Vrboska provided the excellent musical accompaniment
Klapa Kastilac from Vrboska provided the excellent musical accompaniment
ECA dock handlers were on hand to receive the plane at the small Jelsa terminal  which is centrally ...
ECA dock handlers were on hand to receive the plane at the small Jelsa terminal, which is centrally located in the middle of the pretty harbour.
The gold medal team at Dvor Dubokovic in Pitve
The gold medal team at Dvor Dubokovic in Pitve
European Coastal Airlines staff handled the check-in swiftly and efficiently.
European Coastal Airlines staff handled the check-in swiftly and efficiently.
Professional pilots with years of experience  flying in shorts to enhance that holiday mood.
Professional pilots with years of experience, flying in shorts to enhance that holiday mood.
The 5km stretch of road is the latest  upgrade on what was until recently known as the worst nationa...
The 5km stretch of road is the latest upgrade on what was until recently known as the worst national road in Croatia.

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