1. Add 13.5hours to whatever time it is on the east coast, and that’s what time it is there. (16.5 if you’re on the west coast.) Although, this changes during DST, and then it’s 14.5 hours (because the Northern Territory doesn’t “fall back”.
2. Don’t like math? You can also google it “what time is it in Alice Springs right now?”
Now, if you want to set up a time to call/skype/FaceTime with us, it can get a little trickier. If I say that I’ll call you at 0900 my time, then what time is it where you are? In this case, you’d subtract 13.5 hours (again, if you are in EST). Math still a problem? There’s this great tool: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?p1=152
Saturday at 0900 in Alice Springs means it’s:
West coast: Friday, 1630
The time zones and the distances make us seem even further away, but we hear high speed internet is on its way to Australia, hopefully be the end of the summer. =)
But really, even with the slow connections, we’ll be sure to send emails and to update this blog with pictures and stories!
And, for reference, here’s what time is it now in Alice Springs: