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In Pictures: Family history lesson for William amid ancient ruins in Jordan

The Duke of Cambridge followed in the footsteps of his wife who lived in the Middle East country as a child.

The Duke of Cambridge has been retracing the childhood steps of his wife as he visits Jordan.

William looked with interest at a blown-up photo of his future spouse, who lived in the Middle East nation when a youngster.

It was another busy day for the royal visitor.

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The Duke of Cambridge during a visit to Al Quds College in Amman (Joe Giddens/PA)
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William at the Princess Taghrid Institute, Dar Niemeh in Jordan (Arthur Edwards/Sun/PA)
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At the Princess Taghrid Institute, Dar Niemeh, William learned about work to support and train young people, women and orphans (Arthur Edwards/Sun/PA)
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The Duke of Cambridge (left) and Crown Prince Hussein look at a photo of the Duchess of Cambridge as a child (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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The future Duchess of Cambridge, then aged four, with her father Michael Middleton and sister Pippa in Jerash, Jordan (The Middleton Family)
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The Duke of Cambridge (centre) and Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan (left) during a visit to Jerash (Joe Giddens/PA)
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The Duke of Cambridge at the Princess Taghrid Institute (Arthur Edwards/Sun/PA)
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William and the Crown Prince watch a theatrical performance (Joe Giddens/PA)
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William and Crown Prince Hussein walk in the ruins at Jerash (Ian Vogler/PA)
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There was even time for a picture with local children (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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A piper was on hand to entertain William at Jerash (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Tourists take photos of the VIPs (Joe Giddens/PA)
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William donned sunglasses amid blazing sunshine (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)

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