Sorry friends for such a short notice :( I was not sure of the weather and the train service. Anyway, I just booked a train ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges (Belgium) for a day trip to visit the Ice Sculpture Festival this Thu. So if anybody wants to hop along, feel free to join. See link for more info about the festival:
http://www.icesculptu... Plan is to visit the ice sculptures and roam around Bruges for a couple of hours. Train timings (from/to Amsterdam): Onward: Amsterdam Centraal at 09:53, reaching Bruges at 13:25 Return: Bruges at 20:35, reaching Amsterdam Centraal at 00:06 BTW, I am boarding the train at 10:07 in Schiphol. Costs: Trian: EUR 60; Entry ticket for the Ice sculptures: EUR 13. Give me a shout if you want to join.