The fourth is just north of the bitter lake, and the fifth is to the south of the same body of water.
In the bitter lake, which was pointed out to us from a distance, is the fairy-island where he dances with the fairies.
As we entered the large bitter lake, the electric lights were put out and the vessel guided by a pilot increased her speed.
At the southern end of the bitter lake region the work of cutting was again resumed as far as Suez, some thirty miles.
This is in the great bitter lake, where for eight miles the water is deep enough for the ships to pass safely.