Jim Bottoms is a travel consultant based out of Annapolis, Maryland, who recently sailed on Royal Clipper's Windward Islands itinerary. Along the way he took some fabulous photos. For the first of Jim's photo series, here's the ever-popular beach barbecue at Antigua. Stay tuned for more.



[caption id="attachment_15215" align="aligncenter" width="550"]The view doesn't get much better than this! The view doesn't get much better than this!




[caption id="attachment_15206" align="aligncenter" width="550"]Tendering toward shore, guests take in the white sands and turquoise waters of Antigua. Tendering toward shore, guests take in the white sands and turquoise waters of Antigua.




[caption id="attachment_15207" align="aligncenter" width="550"]No need for a dock -- the tender eases gently into shore. No need for a dock -- the tender eases gently into shore.




[caption id="attachment_15208" align="aligncenter" width="550"]The beautiful beaches of Antigua. The beautiful beaches of Antigua.




[caption id="attachment_15210" align="aligncenter" width="550"]The more the merrier! The more the merrier!




[caption id="attachment_15212" align="aligncenter" width="550"]The beach barbecue begins! The beach barbecue begins!




[caption id="attachment_15211" align="aligncenter" width="550"]It's all about fun, sun, and feast at Antigua. It's all about fun, sun, and feast at Antigua.




[caption id="attachment_15213" align="aligncenter" width="550"]A beautiful ship on a beautiful day. A beautiful ship on a beautiful day.




Stay tuned for Jim's next photo diary, "Snorkel & Swim with the Sting Rays."



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