Ahlan wa sahlan
Welcome to the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan , founded by king Abdullah I , and currently ruled by king Abdullah II son of the late king Hussein . Over the years , Jordan has grown into a stable , peaceful and modern country .
While Jordan is known for the ancient nabataean city of petra , carved from rock over 2000 years ago , it also offers much more for the modern traveller , from the Jordan valley , fertile and ever changing , to the remote desert canyons, immense and still .
Whether you are a thrill seeker , a historian , or you just want to relax , Jordan is the place for you .