Popotech Workshop

Pelion Peninsula

At the wonderful Popotech Workshop, a couple of kilometres south of Pouri, Irish and Dutch transplants Gemma and Gary create unique jewellery, ceramics and found-metal sculpture. You'll spot their quirky sculptures from the road, and the sign reading 'Orchard of Fools'.

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