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I like crocs as well, but there's just too many critters here that like to hide in them - cane toads, geckos, tukos, giant hairy spiders..... ugh.

I bought a pair of crocs last year. I really liked them, very comfy. They lasted three weeks, until they got good and soaked, then they fell apart.

 

Seems my crocs did not tread water very well.

 

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Pretty sure if you just search " strap on" you'll get plenty of results...

I paid P1200 for these, I thought they were genuine, but this is the Philippines.   What a croc!

If you search for sandals you might have better results.

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maximian

If you want to look like a tourist who is in country for the first time. Read: a mark to be taken advantage of.

 

But, hey - I heard you look ma-va-lus in them. :D

 

A lot of Filipino's have started wearing socks with sandals this year. 

 

Huad yer weesht.... i look pure dead brilliant in anything. 

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goggleye

You have to buy real crocs the pair I am wearing now cost 29 bucks on sale from bass pro shops. Worn them two years in and out of salt water in the Florida keys. Third long trip to the Philippines. Last year I some pink ones for Neng- she loves them

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You have buy real crocs the pair I am wearing now cost 29 bucks on sale from bass pro shops. Worn them two years in and out of salt water in the Florida keys. Third long trip to the Philippines

I paid P1200 for these, I thought they were genuine, but this is the Philippines.

 

What a croc!

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KennyF

Finding sandals in RP is easy.

It's finding BIG SIZE and WIDE that's hard (read, impossible)

 

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I think we have a few of those around these parts ... buy regular thongs/slippers... cheap, work well and if they break don't cost much to replace ...

The two that I like are Teva and Keen. You might have some trouble finding them in the PI. Durable and comfortable. [url="http://www.besportier.com/archives/teva-toachi-sport-sandals.jpg%5B/url] Just an example. There are lots of models.
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cvgtpc1

Good thread. My last couple trips had expensive pairs the PI destroyed. The soles separated. Will check for those recommended here.

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Skywalker

Here's a tip, don't buy leather sandals unless you live in AirCon nirvana. Like a leather watch strap in this climate, the rot will soon set in and the smell isn't conducive to happy socialising.

 

The sweat from your body will soak into the leather and it's all downhill from there on in.

 

As a general rule I don't spend less than 700 pesos on good quality slippers, and I usually get about 2 years out of a pair - and I walk a lot.

 

Don't buy cheap footwear, it's a false economy.

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hyaku

I bought these in Ayala Metro last May. A croc like sandal. They are called Crushers. Size US 12. Fine for driving as they have heel strap. No way could I drive in flip flops. They are banned in Japan.

 

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Monsoon

I like crocs as well, but there's just too many critters here that like to hide in them - cane toads, geckos, tukos, giant hairy spiders..... ugh.

 

My wife always puts shoes so they are resting vertically or diagonally against the wall, I wonder if that is why. 

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The two that I like are Teva and Keen.

 

When Teva first were introduced, they had a thong type sandal that had a velcro strap around the ankle. I had that pair for ages. The best pair I have ever owned. I purchased some while in the US (winter 2014), and returned every pair. They were pure shite. I guess they went from some quality maker to Chinese production. :(

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colemanlee

fitflop brand are available almost everywhere here....

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Skywalker

 

 

When Teva first were introduced, they had a thong type sandal that had a velcro strap around the ankle.

 

I bought a pair like that from Gap in San Francisco (USA) many years ago.  Had many years out of them in Thailand.  Had to replace the velcro a couple of times, though such repairs in SE Asia costs nothing really.

 

Flip flop brands I buy here are 'Tribu' and 'Islander'.

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http://www.teva.com/men-sandals/tanza-leather/1000183.html?dwvar_1000183_color=BRN#start=4&cgid=men-sandals

 

Mixed reviews above, but I've had a pair of these for maybe 10 or 12 years, something like that.  Took a bit of breaking in, but once that was done they've held up incredibly well.  I used to wear them on hikes over some pretty rough terrain, mountains, streams, beach, city streets, whatever.  Worked for me.

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Skywalker

I've had a pair of these for maybe 10 or 12 years

 

 

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Those are nice, but doesn't the leather react with sweat and start to smell/rot?

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