Kadesh Barne'a to Dimona. Approx 80 Km.
“The southernmost towns of the tribe of Judah….Kinah, Dimona, Adadah…” (Joshua 15:21)
Leave Kadesh Barne'a, and take road #211 west. This road passes by some large Nabatean sites and was probably a route of travel since man has crossed the desert.
Pass Kibbutz Ashalim and continue until you reach road #40. Turn north, passing Kibbutz Tlalim and the nearby desert farms. Continue on road #40 until you reach the Negev Junction, then take road #224 towards Yeruham.
Outside this small town, you will find the Yeruham well and ruins of a fort from King Solomon's Era. The well here, it is said, might be the well mentioned in the story of Hagar and Ishmael.
From Yeruham, head north on road #204 until you reach the town of Dimona. This town was founded in the 1950s as part of a government project to house the hundreds of thousands of immigrants that came to Israel.