Get Started With Phalcon course, page FORBIDDEN error

I’m going through the “Get Started With Phalcon” course and I’m on lesson “2.3 Controller and View Hello World”. When I visit the URL “localhost/phonebook” I’m getting a 403 error, Forbidden
You don’t have permission to access this resource. I don’t know if it helps but I’ve pasted the two .htaccess files below.

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
	RewriteEngine on
	RewriteRule ^$ public/			[L]
	RewriteRule ((?s).*)	public	[L]
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
	RewriteEngine 	on
	RewriteCond		%{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
	RewriteCond		%{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
	RewriteRule		^((?s).*)$ index.php?_url=/$1	[QSA,L]