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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.

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

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