We traveled into Colorado from Wyoming to, in part, try and escape the heat, but also to take care of an awning adjustment we needed (manufacturer is located near Boulder, Colorado). We haven't yet had any luck with either the heat or the adjustment and, in addition, up arriving in Fort Collins and settling in to our campsite, we got a knock on the door from campground personnel telling us our neighbors had smelled propane. That's no good.
I exited the van and, yes, I too smelled the propane additive used to prevent asphyxiation from leaking propane lines. The alarm hadn't gone off in the van. That was a relief. I turned off the propane at the source and made a call to Leisure Travel Van Roadside Assistance.
Roadside Assistance provided me with two businesses in Fort Collins to contact. While neither of those worked out, one didn't do work on propane systems in RV's (why are they on the list?), the other could see us in 3 weeks despite my telling them we travel full-time and were only briefly in town. Even though they couldn't assist us, they did provide us with contact information for a person who ultimately made the necessary repairs.
Faulty propane regulator which was out of warranty, but Leisure Travel Vans paid for it anyway because of a history of problems with the regulator in our model year van. For that we are grateful.
Since we couldn't prepare dinner in the van, we had to find dinner out. Melanie did a quick search and found Bistro Nautile in downtown. Just an aside, as of May 2017, Fort Collins had 620 brick and mortar restaurants, one for every 258 residents or double the national average.
From their dinner menu I had the House Rabbit Terrine followed by Broiled Colorado Rack of Lamb. Melanie had Oysters to start, followed by Pan Seared Ocean Trout Nicoise salad.
As sometimes happens, we met a lovely couple from Fort Collins and had great conversation with them during and after dinner. Great evening in Fort Collins.
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