Author Archives: Sue Sullivan

Towong Cup Country Racing

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The Towong Cup has a long tradition in the Upper Murray. The historic Towong Turf Club has been racing horses in the magnificent Upper Murray since 1871. Towong Racecourse “jumps” on March 9th, 2019.  Join the fun at the Towong Cup. There will be a full day of country racing. This is a picnic race meeting with […]

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Visit High Country Rail Trail Trestle Bridge

Take a break at the historic trestle bridge on the drive along the Murray Valley Highway towards Corryong. Stop and experience the past at the High Country Rail Trail Trestle Bridge, near Koetong. Trains crossed this iconic trestle bridge over the Koetong Creek many years ago.  However, the Wodonga to Cudgewa railway line closed in 1981.   Since then, […]

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Maurie Foun – a local Corryong Poet

Many talented poets have been inspired by the beautiful Upper Murray area around Corryong. Maurie Foun is one of these poets. After a mountaintop encounter with an eagle Maurie knew that he had made the right decision to leave Melbourne. Hence he created The Resting Place – Poet’s Paradise. Poet’s Paradise is an ecofriendly stopping place for lovers of the wide open spaces. […]

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