The second full moon of 2024 will occur on February 24, and is traditionally called the Snow Moon because it is at this time of year that the heaviest snowfalls occur in the northern United States, where indigenous tribes also refer to the star as the Hunger Moon – due to the difficulties of hunting in such adverse weather conditions.
'Always on a different path' Lynx Travel takes advantage of 'Mysteries and Symbols' this Saturday and has organized a tour through 'Mysticism, Secrets and Romance' in the Serra de Sintra which starts from the ancient place of Feira de Sintra (S. Pedro of Sintra) returning to the same place after approx. Three hours and five kilometers. “The secret ancestral trails will lead us through the night to encounter the most mysterious stories of our mountain. In the light of the full moon, the scents and sounds of the forest will take us to the top of the mountain,” the agency informed. Travel, with a “magic potion” made for hikers and more or less professional photographers.
The Snow Moon will be in plain sight, and is known by different names on different continents and cultures. Due to the low temperatures observed at this time of year, it may be possible to observe the lunar corona, which are luminous circles that form around the moon as a result of the reflections and refractions that light experiences when it comes into contact with ice crystals.
Gathering for the march is required at 6 p.m Pre-registration. The price per adult is ten euros.
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