The pavements of Portugal are usually surfaced with cleaved limestone pieces, predominantly plain but often arranged in patterns or forming pictures and even letters. The pieces are tamped down into a bedding of sand. Any utility works in the pavement mean that it has to be lifted, and then may remain in a heap of cobbles beside the hole awaiting the workmen who specialise in laying it!
Cascais is a coastal town in Cascais Municipality in Portugal. It is a cosmopolitan suburb of the Portuguese capital and one of the richest municipalities in Portugal. The former fishing village gained fame as a resort for Portugal's royal family in the l