Fahim's friend Nasim Pakhtoon, 35, who runs a television channel in the government, had stated that when peace came, he would open a restaurant in remote Nuristan province, a place hidden in the mountains and so hard to reach it long
Fatima's friend Tahera Rezaee, 28, a documentary photographer, had everything for it.
"I grab my bag, a pair of dresses and my camera," she said. "I take public transport, not a private car. I want to walk in Panjshir, listen to music in Helmand, go to Kandahar to visit Aino Mena's new town – I heard it's like Dubai. I want to photograph girls in Badakhshan and dance with Sikhs in Nangarhar. "
Rafiullah Stanikzai, 30, working at the United States Institute of Peace, said he would enter a car and drive across the country in the winter, stopping along the road where there is deep snow. "I turn on a fire and sit at night with my friends," he said. "I could never do it now."
Laila Noorani, 23, who works as a radio producer, just wants to jog – something she has only seen women in movies.
Throughout the peace talks in Qatar, there was much more laughter in our newsroom than usual. Reports increasingly suggested that a peace agreement could actually happen, and it put us all in a mood.
We wondered if the Taliban had their own dream dreams, so we also asked some of them.