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Discover Jordan, a modern country with deep roots, on a Holland America Line cruise. In Aqaba, Jordan’s only seaport, wander the city featured in Lawrence of Arabia and explore the ruins of the old city of Ayla, with its mosques, churches and ancient walls. Travel to Wadi Rum and break bread with your gracious hosts in a carpeted Bedouin tent. Visit the ancient rose-red city of Petra, carved into the rock face by ancient Nabateans in the 2nd-century B.C. And explore Shoubak Castle, built in AD 1115 to secure the road from Egypt to Damascus.